Hassle-Free Occupational Hearing Test Scheduling: A Conversation with SHOEBOX

Episode 15

OH&S SafetyPod: Hassle-Free Occupational Hearing Test Scheduling

Editor Sydny Shepard discusses hearing test scheduling in the age of COVID-19 with Kate Mosley, Product Manager of Occupational Hearing Testing at SHOEBOX.

The current pandemic has led many safety directors to analyze the way they ensure the safety of their employees, from addressing additional PPE needs, to adopting virtual training programs and now shifting the way they think about testing for hearing conservation programs.

Occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. Each year, about 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work, which means that even in the midst of a global pandemic keeping up with hearing testing is a must, as hearing loss can lead to some pretty serious impacts an employee’s quality of life.

The annual scheduling of all participating employees in a Hearing Conservation Program can present significant challenges for many organizations, especially in today’s current COVID-19 climate. In this episode, Kate Mosely, Product Manager for Occupational Hearing Testing at SHOEBOX, will provide us with a vision for adopting a different approach.

Kate was a wonderful person to interview for this episode. Through deep product knowledge and market research, she is laying out a vision for occupational hearing testing that offers more flexibility, is easier to conduct, and is cost-effective to perform.

Listen to this episode of OH&S SafetyPod on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify and more.

A special thank you to SHOEBOX:

For nearly half a decade, SHOEBOX has been leading the evolution of hearing testing solutions for Occupational Hearing Conservation. They were the first to put an easy-to-use automated hearing test on an iPad, optimized for testing outside of a sound booth. They’ve helped over 1000 customers from some of the most recognizable brands globally. Employers and HCP’s rely on SHOEBOX to bring their Occupational Hearing testing programs in house. www.shoebox.md

About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    OSHA’s Form 300A posting deadline is February 1! Are you prepared? To help answer your key recordkeeping questions, IndustrySafe put together this guide with critical compliance information.

  • Steps to Conduct a JSA

    We've put together a comprehensive step-by-step guide to help you perform a job safety analysis (JSA), which includes a pre-built, JSA checklist and template, steps of a JSA, list of potential job hazards, and an overview of hazard control hierarchy.

  • Everything You Need to Know about Incident investigations

    Need some tips for conducting an incident investigation at work after there’s been an occupational injury or illness, or maybe even a near miss? This guide presents a comprehensive overview of methods of performing incident investigations to lead you through your next steps.

  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Industry Safe
Bulwark CP

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - November December 2020

    November December 2020

    Featuring:

    • COLD STRESS
      Managing Cold Stress
    • TRAINING: FALL PROTECTION
      Providing Training for Fall Protection
    • PPE: HEARING PROTECTION
      Eight Tips for Hearing Testing Day
    • FACILITY SECURITY
      Incorporating COVID-19 Protections into Safety Programs
    View This Issue