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Hearing Conservation experts from Honeywell Safety Products will present the latest research, technologies, and know-how on Hearing Conservation programs at three key upcoming industry conferences in June 2012 — American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2012, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) AIHce 2012, and the Audio Engineering Society Conference on Music-Induced Hearing Disorders.
- A new free white paper case study titled “QuietDose In-Ear Dosimetry is a ‘Foundational Element’ of Dixie Industries’ Safety Program” details how the Chattanooga, Tennessee, specialty forging and assembly operations company, was able to use new QuietDose in-ear dosimetry to break that cycle and abate an OSHA citation.
Hearing conservation experts from Howard Leight / Sperian Hearing Protection will be presenters at the 2010 National Hearing Conservation Association’s (NHCA) Conference, February 25-27, 2010, in Orlando, Fla.
New White Paper Details Six Common Bad Assumptions About Hearing Protection
In the world of personal protective equipment, bad assumptions are hazardous and can result in injury — or worse. Yet, despite 25 years of government regulation, a handful of persistent bad assumptions are widespread — endangering both the effectiveness of occupational Hearing Conservation Programs (HCPs) – and worker hearing.
Nucor Steel Improves Worker Hearing Protection with New Howard Leight Technology
A new free case study, “Nucor Provides Measurable Worker Hearing Protection with Howard Leight Technology” details how Nucor Steel is using new state-of-the-art VeriPRO® earplug fit testing technology from Howard Leight to evaluate whether each individual employee is receiving optimal on-the-job hearing protection.
Free Seminars Will Detail Best Practices in Employer Hearing Conservation, Impending NRR Change
A series of free seminars discussing the increasing critical importance –and rapidly changing regulatory environment—of employer-based Hearing Conservation Programs have been announced for eight cities along the East and West coasts of the U.S. by Howard Leight in September and October 2009.
Encourage Employees to Take Home Earplugs
OSHA requires employers to provide hearing protection for workers exposed to hazardous noise. Best practice has shown that providing a good variety of hearing protectors improves compliance. But smart employers will also encourage employees to take hearing protectors home.
Howard Leight will conduct a series of free hearing conservation seminars across the U.S. Gulf October 21-23, 2008. Entitled, "What You Need To Hear: Best Practices In Hearing Conservation," the seminars will be presented by Theresa Schulz, PhD, a renowned audiologist and Hearing Conservation specialist and Hearing Conservation Manager for Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC. The seminars combine audio and visual demonstrations to convey hearing conservation principles in an engaging and practical way, and are open to hearing conservation program managers, safety managers, industrial hygienists and like professionals.
Sperian Protection announces today the acquisition of doseBusters™ USA, a pioneer in personal noise dosimetry technology. This acquisition represents the latest step in Sperian’s strategy of providing a comprehensive set of intelligent hearing protection solutions.
Sperian Hearing Protection has just made available the new Howard Leight® 2008 Product Selection Guide, covering its diverse portfolio of earplugs, earmuffs and accessories. Included are a Best Practices Guide for setting up an OHSA-approved Hearing Conservation Program, descriptions of hearing loss symptoms, fitting instructions for earplugs and earmuffs, and an extensive product selection guide keyed by industry and exposure level.
Howard Leight will conduct a series of free hearing conservation seminars across the Great Lakes section of the US, June 23-27. Entitled, "Best Practices In Hearing Conservation," the seminar, led by industry expert Brad Witt, MA, CCC-A, combines audio and visual demonstrations to convey hearing conservation principles in an engaging and practical way. The seminars are open to hearing conservation program managers, safety managers, industrial hygienists and like professionals.
Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC, has announced the formation of a Hearing Conservation Department to act as a focal point for the company's multi-faceted initiatives in research, training, and education, and to enhance its advisory role in standards regulation. Headquartered at the Howard Leight facility in San Diego, CA, the new department is headed by well-known Industrial Audiologist Brad Witt. Joining the staff effective May 5, 2008, is Theresa Schulz, PhD, a renowned audiologist and Hearing Conservation Specialist.
While the language of OSHA's Occupational Noise Standard (CFR 29 1910.95) may appear convoluted, its dictates are rather straightforward, according to Renee Bessette, a Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist and Marketing Manager, Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC. ''Implementing an OSHA-approved Hearing Conservation Program is not as daunting as it seems,'' said Bessette in recent remarks. ''There are a number of 'best practices' that safety program managers can employ that not only help ensure compliance with regulations, but also promote positive employee attitudes towards hearing safety.''
BACOU-DALLOZ Hearing safety group takes popular hearing conservation seminars on the road
The Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group will conduct a series of free hearing conservation seminars this fall, entitled, ''What You Need To Hear: Best Practices In Hearing Conservation.'' The seminar, lead by industry expert Brad Witt, MA, CCC-A, combines audio and visual demonstrations to convey hearing conservation principles in an engaging and practical way. Seminars will be conducted at a number of locations in the Northeast and Midwest US, and western Canada, and are open to hearing conservation program managers, safety managers, industrial hygienists and like professionals.
OSHA Hearing conservation violations analyzed in new Sound Source™
A new Sound Source™ bulletin, ''OSHA Hearing Conservation Violations,'' issued by the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group, reports on a study the company recently conducted with the assistance of OSHA's Office of Information and Technology on compliance actions between 2000 and 2004 relating to hearing conservation.
A series of free seminars scheduled for Phoenix, Reno, Salt Lake City, and Denver in May are set to help employers improve hearing conservation efforts and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among their workers.
Texas employers across the state are invited to attend free seminars in June designed to improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and help prevent noise-induced hearing loss among workers.
Free seminars focusing on the increasing critical importance – and rapidly changing regulatory environment — of occupational Hearing Conservation Programs will be held for employers in Chicago, Cincinnati, Davenport, and Indianapolis this September.
A series of free seminars during April 2011 in Georgia and Tennessee will help employers to improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among workers.
A series of free seminars have been scheduled for June throughout the Northeast U.S. to help employers improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among their workers.
In late 2009, Kenny Dillard, faced seemingly insurmountable environmental challenges to the Hearing Conservation program at a Dalton, Ga., manufacturing facility of Shaw Industries Group, Inc., the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floor covering provider.
Honeywell Safety Products will present a series of free seminars in May 2012 throughout the U.S. Gulf region that will help safety professionals improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) among their workers.http://www.twitter.com/HearForeverOrg
SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA – A series of free HearForever® by Howard Leight seminars to improve employer hearing conservation programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) on the worksite are scheduled for June in the Marcellus Shale Regions of Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.