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What do the hearing test results categories mean?

All workplace audiometric tests are assigned one of four categories, with the definition of these categories and how to calculate them being given in L108 which is the source of the standards. One important principle is that categories of audiometry result are relative and move, they are not fixed. What we mean by this is that when assessing someone's result the comparison is made against the expected standard of hearing for their age, not against a fixed point.

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