Reddy, R. et al. International Journal of Audiology. Published online: 12 Jan 2017
Objective: To develop and assess use, acceptability and feasibility of an ecological hearing conservation programme for workplaces.
Design: A school-based public health hearing preservation education programme (Dangerous Decibels®) was adapted for workplaces using the Multi-level Approach to Community Health (MATCH) Model. The programme was delivered in small manufacturing companies and evaluated using a questionnaire before the training and at one week and two-months after training.
Conclusions: The developed programme offers a simple, interactive and theory-based intervention that is well accepted and effective in promoting positive hearing-health behaviour in workplaces.
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