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The Advantage and Disadvantage of Hearing Aids in Industry

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Persons with a hearing loss are subject to advantage and disadvantage when using a hearing aid in an industrial plant. These points are discussed and summarized. Further, with the hearing aid turned to the -off- position, individuals are using the hearing aid as an ear defender. This paper recognizes the potential hazard of such a procedure, discusses these hazards, and makes recommendations for remedial action.

JAES Volume 20 Issue 2 pp. 109-111; March 1972
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