In safety news:

Workers in 75 percent of civilian jobs were exposed to moderate noise levels at work in 2016, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) numbers. Another 13.3 percent were exposed to loud noise levels and 0.7 percent to very loud levels. Workers in construction and extraction occupations were mostly exposed to loud work (49.6 percent of jobs) or very loud work (7.9 percent). More than 7 in 10 carpenters and operating engineers and other construction equipment operators were exposed to loud work environments in 2016.

More info from BLS here.

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