occupational deafness


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occupational deafness

a loss of hearing resulting from noise levels in the workplace. See also noise-induced hearing loss.

occupational deafness

Deafness caused by working in places where noise levels are quite high. Persons working in such an environment should wear protective devices.
See also: deafness
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He is currently Chairman of the Vocational Training Council s Advisory Committee of Engineering Disciplines, Construction Collaborative Degree Programmes and a member of the Occupational Deafness Compensation Board as well as the Committee on Procurement and Subcontracting of the Construction Industry Council.

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