Noise & Hearing

Noise exposure levels, audiometric measuring, hearing conservation programs, monitoring, hearing protection equipment, training and recordkeeping. Our editors have “cherry picked” the best resources – to access them, click here.

A step-by-step strategy for protecting workers from hearing loss and avoiding OSHA noise protection citations.

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Here’s a Checklist you can adapt and use to evaluate your own hearing conservation program. You should be able to answer YES to each listed measure.

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A step-by-step strategy for protecting workers from hearing loss and avoiding OSHA noise protection citations.

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Hearing conservation is one of the hardest OSHA standards to comply with; and noise monitoring is one of the trickiest parts of that standard.

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Pro football is a violent profession. So what does OSHA think about all of this? Apparently, not much.

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Test your knowledge of OSHA’s noise exposure testing rules.

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One of, if not the scariest OSHA initiatives of recent years is the proposed  reinterpretation of the Occupational Noise Exposure standard (Section 1910.95) as requiring employers to implement more in the way of expensive engineering controls than in relatively inexpensive hearing protection.
OSHA quietly dropped the …

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The first stage in complying with the OSHA Occupational Noise Exposure standard (Sec. 1910.95) is determining when hearing protection is required. Here’s how to do that.
Noise Exposure Limits
The louder a noise, the more damage it can do to hearing; danger is also a function of …

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The Benefits
People who work regularly in noisy environments believe they “get used to” the noise. But if the noise is bothering them less, that’s a sure sign of hearing loss. This safety talk handout can be used as an aid to develop your safety talk …

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The Benefits
People who work regularly in noisy environments believe they “get used to” the noise. But if the noise is bothering them less, that’s a sure sign of hearing loss. This safety talk handout can be used as an aid to develop your safety talk …

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