Open Access Short Communication

Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (ONIHL) and Fishing

Lucio Maci* and Mario Tavolaro

INAIL (Italian Institute for insurance against industrial injuries), Italy

Corresponding Author

Received Date: June 07, 2019;  Published Date: June 12, 2019


Fishing is a working environment, which, due to the presence of engines and noisy equipment, can lead to hearing problems, especially for workers who are more exposed, such as motorists. It is emphasized that prevention, the only weapon available, is more difficult at sea.

Keywords: Occupational noise-induced hearing loss; Epidemiology; Noise; Audiometry

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