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1) How long have you been working as a welder?
21 Years
2) Do you find yourself shouting to be heard while welding because of the noise?
Sometimes, usually "Up 10 or Down 5" or visa versa....
3) As a welder, does occupational noise bother you?
No, only stupid people.
4) Since you've started welding, have you experienced any symptoms of hearing loss, like ringing in the ear, pain or been diagnosed with any sort of heart disease by your physician?
Yes, but it may have been caused by loud rock and roll music, gunfire or heavy equipment as well.
5) At work, do you use any form of hearing protection when working to control noise?
Sometimes I wear ear plugs or other hearing protection devices.

Thank you for your responses
You're welcome.