Exposures to high levels of noise can cause permanent hearing loss. Short term exposures to loud noise can also cause a temporary change to hearing. EH&S can help identify high risk jobs/areas, provide sound/noise monitoring, and provide hearing conservation training/program management. Specific jobs at Harvard require employee baseline and annual audiogram testing.
Associate Director of Occupational Safety
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Make sure all machine safe guards are in place at all times so that moving parts are not a danger to you and other workers nearby. If machine safety guards are removed due to maintenance, ensure that LOTO protocols are closely followed.