Industrial Deafness

List of Tools or Activities

Here is a non-exhaustive list of tools or activities that when used or performed over prolonged periods without the correct hearing protection could cause hearing problems or industrial deafness:

  • 40 ton press
  • Bench grinder and finisher
  • Braider for electric cable
  • Break pad grinder
  • Brick oven fan noise control
  • Coating pans
  • CNC punch press
  • Cold cutting circular saw
  • Concrete vibrator
  • Cyclone separators
  • De-palleter
  • Elastic yarn covering machine
  • Gas burner noise in sand burner
  • Hammer mill
  • High speed blanking press
  • Hydraulic power pack
  • Metal cutting guillotine
  • Multi-headed grinder
  • Notching press
  • Pedestal grinder
  • Pneumatic exhausts
  • Pneumatic transfer systems
  • Powder mill
  • Power blasting
  • Press flywheel
  • Reciprocating compressor
  • Rubber granulator
  • Sand burner
  • Sugar beet processing
  • Transfer of components using a conveyor and metal chute

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