Understanding Noise and the OSHA Hearing Conservation Standard
In this webinar, participants will gain a better and more thorough understanding of noise and hearing hazards in the workplace — and how to mitigate potential safety threats.
The presentation will begin with an overview of ear anatomy of hearing loss, the science of audiometry, and the physics of sound. Participants will review OSHA as well as NIOSH and ACGIH noise standards and learn about common noise measurement techniques such as sound-level surveys and dosimetry. The webinar will also cover engineering and administrative controls to mitigate noise exposure and risk, as well as personal hearing protection equipment.
Register for this free webinar below!
DATE: December 17, 2020
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT
The webinar will be presented by Tom Burgess, MS, CSP, CIH, a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and client manager in the Health and Safety Practice at T&M Associates, a leading engineering and construction management firm. Tom has more than 30 years’ experience in safety and industrial hygiene, including the assessment and management of noise exposure.
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Date: Dec 17, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM ET
Duration: 1 Hour