WISE EARS!® Timeline of Progress--1998
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NIDCD, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) hold a national communication planning meeting to discuss strategies for the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss in the workforce and general public.
U.S. Senate Report 105-158 (FY 1998) states the following: "The Committee encourages the increase in awareness of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)."
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) leads a meeting of worker-related organizations in preparation for a national campaign to reduce noise-induced hearing loss.