Study looks at making hearing protection a habit

Issue Date: April 12, 2017
By Christine Souza

The daily work of agriculture involves tractors, mowers and grinders, power tools, barn fans and other equipment and elements that generate their unique sounds and decibel levels—and that can create a noisy work environment. That makes hearing protection an important aspect of farm safety, and led a nursing professor to explore the best ways to encourage farmers to make hearing protection a habit.

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