What Is Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)?
NIHL is hearing impairment that is caused from exposure to high decibel sound. It can affect people by one-time exposure to a loud sound, or over an extended period of time such as working on an industrial job site that uses loud machinery or explosives. When someone experiences NIHL, the damage done is irreversible, so it’s important to maintain occupational safety and take preventative measures in the work environment to ensure workers’ hearing is conserved. Mobile units (4x4, radius equipped) are available anytime, anywhere. Some common signs of NIHL are: