BIG EAR Inc., is one of the leaders on the forefront of hearing health technologies.
Noise induced hearing loss is not just an industrial problem, but is a societal problem of major proportions.
It can effect anyone without regard to race, color, creed, sex, national origin or age.
The goal of BIG EAR INC is to have the same impact on the problem of noise induced hearing loss that "buckle up!" has had on reducing the incidence of highway deaths.
The most amazing, and startling, fact is that it is entirely preventable!
Statistics from the Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
- 5.2 million American workers in the manufacturing industries are exposed to average noise levels of 85 decibels (dB) - the level considered hazardous.
- 1 Million workers in the manufacturing industries alone have sustained job-related hearing loss, and about one-half million of these have moderate-to-severe hearing impairments
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- more than 9 million American workers are exposed to noise levels above 85 dB when all noisy jobs are considered including, military, mining, construction and transportation industries
Please help us in the education of our young and anyone that you have influence on in your life.