Noise Myths Debunked – Check Your Knowledge about Hearing Loss Prevention

How much do you know about noise hazards and preventing hearing loss? Are any or all of the following statements true?

  • A hearing protector’s Noise Reduction Rating 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 workplace signals.  
  • Quiet jobs pose no risk to hearing.

The webinar will sort fact from fiction and debunk common myths about occupational hearing loss prevention.  Check your knowledge and take home some tips and tricks for improving your hearing conservation program. 

Register below for this free webinar!
: July 7, 2022
: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00 AM PT


Christi Themann is a Research Audiologist at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her research experience includes animal studies on the effects of impulse noise on hearing, new methods for assessing hearing protector attenuation, and developing effective hearing loss prevention strategies for workers with impaired hearing. Christi has also managed audiometric testing for several large epidemiologic studies including the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, and the Reykjavik Study of Healthy Aging for the New Millennium. Christi is interested in integrating hearing health into overall wellness programs (e.g., through a Total Worker Health® approach) and in translating research findings into appropriate educational materials using traditional and new media.


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Duration: 1 Hour

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