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SMITHFIELD, R.I., Nov 12, 2015 — Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a major concern of safety managers, affecting approximately 22 million U.S. workers and costing $242 million annually in workers’ compensation, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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10.12.07
Best Pratices Make Better Bearing Conservation Programs

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.''

07.25.07
Noise exposure with radio earmuffs explained in new Sound Source
The question of whether radio earmuffs provide protection or add damaging noise is addressed in a new Sound Source bulletin recently released by the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group, makers of Howard Leight® and Bilsom® brand hearing protectors. Authored by Audiology and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Brad Witt, MA, CCC-A, and available on the Hearing Safety Group website, Sound Source #3, ''Radio Earmuffs & Noise Exposure,'' discusses the difference between headset radios and hearing protector earmuffs equipped with AM/FM radios, and explains how to calculate effective noise exposure while wearing them.
06.27.07
New Radio Hi-Visibility Earmuff Improves Worker Safety, Motivation

Improving worker motivation and overall protection, Bilsom has extended its award winning high-visibility capabilities to its AM/FM Radio earmuff. Eye-catching bright green earcups and a reflective headband on the new Radio Hi-Visibility earmuffs provide clear visibility, day or night. At the same time, workers can enhance job satisfaction by listening to their favorite radio station or other portable audio device.

06.01.07
Hearing protection from ultra high and low frequencies described in new Sound Source bulletin
Can standard earplugs or earmuffs protect you from the deep rumble of a turbine or the piercing noise of an ultrasonic welder--sounds outside the tested range of those protectors? That subject is addressed in a new Sound Source™ Bulletin recently released by the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group. The Bulletin, Sound Source #12, is authored by noted audiologist Brad Witt, and is available for free on the company's website at http://www.hearingportal.com/hearingconservation/hc-snd-ame.asp
04.18.07
Popular Hearing Conservation seminars coming to southeast USA in June
The Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group will conduct a series of free hearing conservation seminars across the southeastern section of the US this June. Entitled, ''What You Need To Hear: 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.
03.15.07
BACOU-DALLOZ hearing safety group brings popular Hearing Conservation seminars to Australia in April
The Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group will conduct a series of free hearing conservation seminars April 18 - May 1. Entitled,''What You Need To Hear: 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. Seminars will be offered at a number of locations across Australia, and are open to hearing conservation program managers, safety managers, industrial hygienists and like professionals.
03.10.07
Dual protection addressed in new Sound Source bulletin
Will doubling up or wearing dual protection—an earmuff in addition to earplugs—provide added protection against extreme noise levels? The answer is yes, according to a new Sound Source bulletin recently released by the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group, but perhaps not as much as you thought. The bulletin, Sound Source #11a, ''Dual Protection,'' is authored by noted audiologist Brad Witt, and is available on the company's website at www.hearingportal.com/hearingconservation
02.15.07
What to Expect from EPA Updates to Hearing Protector Regulations

In January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Air and Radiation met with industry leaders to announce it has received funding and approval in 2007 to update hearing protector testing and labeling regulations which have been pending since 2003. Brad Witt, Audiology and Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group, attended the meeting and has posted an analysis of what the new regulations might mean for industry on the company's website at www.hearingportal.com. The complete document, entitled, ''What You Need to Hear,'' is available as a free PDF download.

02.12.07
Popular Hearing Conservation seminar coming to San Antonio
New VeriPRO technology just introduced by Howard Leight by Sperian now makes it possible for safety managers to ensure employees are getting the most out of their hearing protection devices. Developed in conjunction with the House Ear Institute (www.hei.org), VeriPRO measures real-world attenuation of unmodified earplugs and can be used as a means to improve individual employee training and enhance the overall effectiveness of hearing conservation programs.
09.27.06
BACOU-DALLOZ hearing safety group takes popular Hearing Conservation seminars in 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.

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