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OSHA blog: The lab sound barrier

Hospital Safety Insider, February 18, 2016

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Ergonomics tends to be a lesser concern in the realm of laboratory safety, and noise - an ergonomics issue - gets even less attention. Both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP) require that noise gets proper notice in the lab. Laboratories of all types must have a policy that outline how workers will be protected from over-exposure to noise. What is over-exposure? How can that be measured? Are you doing what needs to be done to meet these standards?

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