Hearing Conservation Program


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Hear·ing Con·ser·va·tion Pro·gram

(hēr'ing kon'sĕr-vā'shŭn prō'gram)
A formal program of protection of personal hearing, and engineered control of noise, required by U.S. federal law.
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Hearing Loss Prevention: Improvements to DoD Hearing Conservation Programs Could Lead to Better Outcomes.
15) The meeting dealt with major hearing loss safety issues, such as best practices for hearing conservation programs, concerns and best practices regarding personal protective equipment and engineering and administrative controls, and real-life examples of companies that used their hearing conservation program effectively and what others can learn from their experience.
0104 gives specific directions on Noise Exposure and Hearing Conservation Programs, for which no business is exempt because of small size.
Assemble a cross-departmental team for your Hearing Conservation Program to enhance support, provide input, and help implementation in a variety of areas," she says.
The standard requires an employer to determine if there is an occupational noise hazard and to implement a hearing conservation program when an employee's overexposure is identified.
Necessity and effectiveness of a hearing conservation program for elementary students.
OSHA requires that workers exposed to levels of 85 dBA or greater be included in a company-sponsored hearing conservation program that includes annual hearing tests and training, noise monitoring, use of hearing protection devices, and recordkeeping of all measurements and testing.
As a result, there is a continuous and comprehensive program to reduce personnel noise hazards throughout the Air Force; this program is called the Hearing Conservation Program and includes:
52) is less comprehensive because it lacks specificity regarding the nature of an effective hearing conservation program (U.
If the level reaches 85 decibels over an eight-hour time period, you will need to put in a hearing conservation program.
In John's case, participation in a company hearing conservation program or a visit to his physician for referral to an audiologist would likely allow him to continue his work and hobbies without fear.
A great hearing conservation program includes top-quality testing performed under the direction of an experienced and certified supervisor," said Cindy Bloyer, manager of Audiology Services, Examinetics.
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