Hearing Loss Prevention Training! What is in it for you?

Noise-induced hearing loss is a silent and invisible injury that does not heal. It is a special concern for those with jobs in loud places. Yet,  Hearing Loss Prevention Training is an essential but often underrated part of workplace Safety programs. Employers emphasize prevention of potentially dramatic, expensive events that are immediately OSHA reportable, while…

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PROTECT RESIDUAL HEARING FROM NOISE

Got hearing loss? Protect any residual hearing from noise, the archenemy of ears and hearing.  Save every smidgen that is left! Do not underestimate noise risk For those with hearing loss, it is hard to tell how loud a place really is. Ear-numbing sound levels of rock concerts, gyms or insanely loud movies do not…

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5 Reasons Why People Resist Hearing Loss Education

Keep hearing alive in Covid isolation

5 Reasons Why People Resist Hearing Loss Education Unlike other chronic conditions that inspire us to know as much as possible about them, people tend to resist hearing loss education.  Here are five reasons that might help explain such an overall lack of urgency and curiosity. Ongoing “Age” stigma Although this is no longer true,…

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LISTENING EFFORT AND LISTENING FATIGUE UNDERMINE QUALITY OF LIFE

Hearing loss and fatigue

Understanding speech in loud places can become a tiring chore for those with hearing loss. Why? Because they have to listen harder. All too often people are unaware that moving from listening effort to listening fatigue actually undermines their quality of life and productivity. Trouble multitasking and the need to compensate For those with healthy…

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