Noise Myths Busted – Test Your Knowledge About Preventing Hearing Loss — Occupational Health and Safety

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Noise Myths Busted – Check Your Knowledge About Preventing Hearing Loss

What do you know about the dangers of noise and the prevention of hearing loss? Are some or all of the following statements true?

  • The noise reduction rating of a hearing protector tells you how much protection your workers are getting.
  • Inexpensive noise control solutions can be effective.
  • Noise causes heart disease.
  • More noise reduction is always better.
  • Earplugs make it harder to hear important signals in the workplace.
  • Quiet jobs pose no risk to hearing.

The webinar will separate fact from fiction and debunk common myths about preventing workplace hearing loss. Check your knowledge and come away with some tips and tricks to improve your hearing conservation program.

Register below for this free webinar!
DATE
: July 7, 2022
WEATHER
: 2:00 p.m. ET – 1:00 p.m. CT – 11:00 a.m. PT

Speaker:

Christi Themann is a research audiologist at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati, Ohio. His research experience includes animal studies on the effects of impulsive noise on hearing, new methods for evaluating the attenuation of hearing protectors, and the development of effective hearing loss prevention strategies for hard of hearing workers. Christi has also managed audiometric testing for several major epidemiological studies, including the National Health and Nutrition Survey, the Longitudinal Study of Early Childhood, and the Reykjavik Study of Healthy Aging for the New Millennium. Christi is interested in integrating hearing health into overall wellness programs (for example, through a Total Worker Health® approach) and translating research findings into appropriate educational materials using the media traditional and new.

Sponsors:

Avetta connects global organizations with over 100,000 qualified suppliers, contractors and vendors in over 100 countries. We support the continued growth of supply chains through trusted contractor prequalification, security audits, monitoring, and more. With real results in reducing TRIR, our highly configurable solutions improve safety and sustainability in every workplace. https://www.avetta.com

Honeywell

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SHOE BOX Ltd
For nearly half a decade, SHOEBOX has led the evolution of hearing testing solutions for workplace hearing conservation. We were the first to make hearing testing automated, easy and optimized for testing outside of a sound booth. Featuring advanced data management and professional services, SHOEBOX helps you bring hearing testing into the 21st century. https://www.shoebox.md/

CCS provides the sampling solutions and air, noise, and surface/dermal expertise that support your critical mission of protecting workers from occupational hazards. Our science, innovation and integrity are the foundation of our best-in-class sample pumps, media, instruments and test kits. For 60 years, OHS professionals have relied on SKC products, expertise, support and service. CCS — Science. Serve people. www.skcinc.com

Date: Jul 07, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m. ET

Duration: 1 hour


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