Risk of Acoustic Trauma Associated With Artillery Weapon Gunners

Posted on June 11, 2021Categories Medicine and MedicalTags , ,   Leave a comment on Risk of Acoustic Trauma Associated With Artillery Weapon Gunners

The military is a high-risk occupational deafness environment. Acoustic trauma is a sensorineural hearing disorder caused by impulsive loud noise in the 2-6 kHz range. The purpose of this research is to determine the occurrence of acoustic trauma in a Howitzer 105 gunner. The Indonesian military does not currently have a hearing conservation program. The work environment of the armed forces puts military personnel at risk of occupational hearing loss caused by the use of primary defense equipment as one … Continue reading “Risk of Acoustic Trauma Associated With Artillery Weapon Gunners”