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November 18, 2010

Noise: The Hazard that's Often Missed

SMGSAFETY ADVISOR 
Some hazards in the workplace are fairly obvious. A sharp edge on a tool, a flame from a torch, and an open unprotected trench are all easily recognizable as potential dangers, and our safety training helps us avoid them.
But workes may not even notice one of the most potentially damaging hazards. This insidious hazard sneaks up on them slowly, and by the time they become aware of the injuries they've suffered, it's too late to reverse the damage. That hazard is workplace noise. The safety experts at Safety Management Group discuss this timely issue here. or browse ear PPE signs and labels here.

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