Chemical contaminants interact with noise and modify manifestation of work-related ‘deafness’ Research appears in Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra A study completed by Spanish researchers shows that the presence of chemical substance contaminants can interact with noise and modify, for better or for worse, the way in which work-related ‘deafness’ – which is increasingly common amongst young people – manifests itself. Noise-related hearing loss is the most common occupational disease in Europe. ‘Workers subjected to noise in the current presence of metalworking fluids exhibit a delay in hearing alteration in comparison with those exposed only to sound at the same intensity. However, those subjected to noise in the current presence of welding fumes experience improved hearing alteration’, Juan Carlos Conte, lead author of the scholarly research and a researcher at the University of Zaragoza, tells SINC.We significantly appreciate the donation from Bridgestone Group, which will help UNICEF expand its critical function in West Africa. As well as the Firestone Medical Center's Ebola Treatment Unit, Firestone Liberia's emergency response to Ebola contains active case management, investigations, get in touch with tracing, and also intervention measures and ways of help protect and care for thousands of people who reside in the Firestone community. Part of the intervention strategy is usually a mass education system which reaches its a lot more than 8,000 workers and 72 approximately,000 additional people residing within Firestone's property, in addition to many more in the encompassing communities.