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SAFETY WORKBOOK 2020-2021|ABC OF WISCONSIN INC., APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING TRUSTSAFETY FOUNDATIONS • Eye, Face,Head & Occupational Noise Exposure #5Are You Covered?According to the OSHA website, thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related injuries that could havebeen prevented with the proper selection and use of eye and face protection. Potentially minor accidents can become lifethreatening without the protection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).Do you and your co-workers use eye, face,and head protection regularly and properly? Additionally, jobsites have many high noise sources in which hearingprotection should be used to prevent hearing loss. Hearing loss is usually not painful and is slow to occur, so precautionsmust be taken from the beginning of your career. Every year, approximately 30 million people in the U.S. are exposed tohazardous noise on the job.Fortunately, the incident of noise-induced hearing loss can be reduced or eliminated throughthe successful application of engineered controls and hearing conservation program.
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Hauke,JohnG
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Occupational safety and health

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