Year 2018, Volume 3, Issue 1, Pages 6 - 6 2018-02-01

Surveillance of Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: The Current Situation in Thailand

Theerasit Chernbamrung [1] , Hu-Jang Lee [2] , Thanapong Saengsongsin [3] , Shewarat Prasan [4] , Kanyapak Rattanapong [5] , Rapeepon Srichan [6] , Eun-Kee Park [7]

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Abstract

During 2011-2015, 101 cases of occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL) were diagnosed in Thailand. Among them, 37 cases were compensated by the Thai compensation fund. This is a case report to reflect the Thailand situation of ONIHL in occupational settings. Only a few companies in Thailand have adopted the annual audiometric test with baseline audiograms and retests, refer their employees to occupational physicians to diagnose its feasibility of occupational disease. Proper baseline revisions were not performed, which resulted in over-investigation (retests) and unnecessary referrals.

Screening protocols for Hearing Conservative Programs (HCPs) were not performed properly. Occupational noise-induced hearing loss is extremely under diagnosed in Thailand.

 

Keywords: Audiometric test, Noise-induced hearing loss, Occupational Health, Occupational noise, Significant threshold shift, Thailand

Surveillance of Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: The Current Situation in Thailand
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Primary Language en
Subjects General and Internal Medicine
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Theerasit Chernbamrung

Author: Hu-Jang Lee

Author: Thanapong Saengsongsin

Author: Shewarat Prasan

Author: Kanyapak Rattanapong

Author: Rapeepon Srichan

Author: Eun-Kee Park

Bibtex @research article { turjoem396659, journal = {The Turkish Journal Of Occupational / Environmental Medicine and Safety}, issn = {2149-4711}, eissn = {2149-4711}, address = {Engin TUTKUN}, year = {2018}, volume = {3}, pages = {6 - 6}, doi = {}, title = {Surveillance of Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: The Current Situation in Thailand}, key = {cite}, author = {Chernbamrung, Theerasit and Lee, Hu-Jang and Saengsongsin, Thanapong and Prasan, Shewarat and Rattanapong, Kanyapak and Srichan, Rapeepon and Park, Eun-Kee} }
APA Chernbamrung, T , Lee, H , Saengsongsin, T , Prasan, S , Rattanapong, K , Srichan, R , Park, E . (2018). Surveillance of Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: The Current Situation in Thailand. The Turkish Journal Of Occupational / Environmental Medicine and Safety, 3 (1), 6-6. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/turjoem/issue/35645/396659
MLA Chernbamrung, T , Lee, H , Saengsongsin, T , Prasan, S , Rattanapong, K , Srichan, R , Park, E . "Surveillance of Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: The Current Situation in Thailand". The Turkish Journal Of Occupational / Environmental Medicine and Safety 3 (2018): 6-6 <http://dergipark.org.tr/turjoem/issue/35645/396659>
Chicago Chernbamrung, T , Lee, H , Saengsongsin, T , Prasan, S , Rattanapong, K , Srichan, R , Park, E . "Surveillance of Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: The Current Situation in Thailand". The Turkish Journal Of Occupational / Environmental Medicine and Safety 3 (2018): 6-6
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ISNAD Chernbamrung, Theerasit , Lee, Hu-Jang , Saengsongsin, Thanapong , Prasan, Shewarat , Rattanapong, Kanyapak , Srichan, Rapeepon , Park, Eun-Kee . "Surveillance of Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: The Current Situation in Thailand". The Turkish Journal Of Occupational / Environmental Medicine and Safety 3 / 1 (February 2018): 6-6.