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Hearing Conservation and Noise Control
WHY?????? It’s the LAW Quality of Life Gradual / Painless
Anatomy of the Ear Semi-Circular Canals Auditory Nerve Pinna Hammer-Anvil-Stirrup Cochlea
Types of Hearing Loss Conductive Central Sensorineural
Degree of Risk Frequency Intensity Duration Individual Variability
How Loud is Loud? Jet engine140 db Threshold of Pain125 db Pneumatic hammer110 db Compressed Air105+ db Punch Press 95 db Lawn Mower 90 db Conversation 65 db
Personal Protective Equipment advantages / disadvantages Cotton Balls Canal Blockers Ear Muffs Ear Plugs NRRs (example on next page)
NRRs EPA protocol For “A” scale measurements NRR – 7 Noise exposure 92 dBA Manufacturer’s NRR 32 32 – 7 = 25 ( effective noise exposure reduction ) 92 – 25 = 67 dBA
Exposure Limits ACGIH85 dBA NIOSH85 dBA OSHA 84 dBA 85 - 89 dBA 90 dBA
Noise Monitoring Required by the OSHA standard to identify all noise above 80 dBA Monitoring must be performed whenever there is an increase in production or equipment is added that could increase the noise level
Training requirements Annual Training Hearing Conservation Elements Hearing Protectors
Recordkeeping Monitoring records Audiometric testing records
Noise Control Engineering Administrative Personal Protective Equipment
What we’re doing to control noise Fill in here what you’re company is doing to reduce exposure to noise……..
Ohio BWC Division of Safety and Hygiene John Canning Cleveland Service Office Lausche Office Building (office) (cell)
Hearing Conservation and Noise Control Bureau of Workers’ Comp PA Training for Health & Safety (PATHS) 1PPT CFR
Occupational Noise Exposure Hearing Conservation Training Program Presented by the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.
Hearing Conservation Presented by QBE Loss Control Services.
10/1/99Created By: C. Miterko1 29 CFR /1/992 Objectives What is sound? How the ear works How to measure noise What does OSHA says about noise?
Noise and Hearing Conservation Image credit: OSHA.
1O-Noise OCCUPATIONAL NOISE. 2O-Noise CONTENTS Introduction What is noise How we hear Why a noise prevention program Signs and symptoms of hearing loss.
HEARING CONSERVATION Protecting Employees From Noise Hazards.
Review Alpena Biorefinery Hearing Conservation Program Types of Hearing Protection Devices Employee Safety Training
Hearing Conservation Standard 29 CFR Part City of Council Bluffs Presented by: SilverStone Group © 2005, 2012 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved.
Acoustics and Noise. Physics of Sound Sound is a response to pressure waves = c = ° C in air Amplitude: Pressure [N/m 2 ] Intensity: Amplitude.
Standard 29 CFR Part Hearing Conservation.
HEARING CONSERVATION Hearing Loss n Can you imagine not being able to: –Hear music? –Listen to the sounds of nature? –Socialize with your family? n Can.
Noise at Workplace Dr. Noor Hassim Ismail. Anatomy of Ear 3 parts – Outer ear – Middle ear – Inner ear Cochlea- hearing apparatus Vestibular- balancing.
Hearing Conservation Program Annual Training. Objectives §Effects of Noise on Hearing §Audiometric Testing (Purpose & Procedures) §Hearing Protection.
Presented By Roger Pigeon Safety and Occupational Health Manager 1WO/ Office of Safety and Occupational Health.
1 Hearing Conservation & Noise Exposure 2 Objectives What is sound? What is sound? How the ear works How the ear works How to measure noise How to measure.
Safety 1 st Course Objectives Occupational Noise Exposure What is it? Monitoring Requirements Noise Levels Dosimeter Types Ear Anatomy
Mine Safety and Health Occupational Noise Exposure SafetyWorks!
Earplugs.Pre-formed Single Flange Triple Flange Quad Flange Combat Arms Ear Plugs.Hand-formed Noise Muffs Ear Canal Caps Helmets * Approved.
HEARING CONSERVATION PROGRAM. REFERENCES 29 CFR
Hearing Conservation Agenda Objectives and Responsibilities The Effects of Noise Factors Affecting Hearing Loss Hearing Conservation Program Noise Hazard.
FHM TRAINING TOOLS This training presentation is part of FHM’s commitment to creating and keeping safe workplaces. Be sure to check out all the training.
Hearing Conservation Personnel Department Occupational Safety and Health Division.
UNCLASSIFIED Hearing Loss Prevention Army Hearing Program Readiness, Operational, Hearing Conservation, Clinical Approved for public release, unlimited.
Hearing Conservation TDI-Brooks International. Hearing Conservation Ear Anatomy Outer Ear Middle Ear Inner Ear.
® ® Striving For Safety Excellence Corporate Environmental, Safety, Risk Management Hearing Conservation.
ESOHMS TRAINING DLA/SM’s HEARING CONSERVATION PROGRAM.
ES&H Section Hearing Conservation FERMILAB. ES&H Section Hearing Conservation Objectives Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Ear What is considered hazardous.
OSHA Regulation 29 CFR , Occupational Noise Exposure Hearing Conservation 1.
Syracuse University Hearing Conservation Program Training John Rossiter, Safety Department.
Hearing Conservation Update 14 JAN 2015 LCDR Andrew Hayes.
Hearing Loss SARAH WOOLFORD. What is a Hearing Loss? A hearing loss is anything that is not within normal limits (WNL) which is between -10 – 15 dB. A.
HEARING CONSERVATION PROGRAMS. Hearing Conservation Program A program provided by the mine operator to reduce occupational hearing loss among mine personnel.
Hearing Conservation 29 CFR Hearing Loss Can you imagine not being able to: –Hear music? –Listen to the sounds of nature? –Socialize with your.
Hearing The following list highlights standards related to noise and hearing conservation: The following list highlights standards related to noise and.
1 What is Noise? u NOISE is pressure change above and below ambient pressure, occurring at rates between approximately 20 and 20,000 cycles per second,
What we will do today: State how me measure sound levels. State the unit of sound. Carry out experiments to find the sound levels of everyday occurrences.
Hosted by Mrs. Manning AudiologyHEARING LOSS AUDIO- GRAMS SOUND
Hearing Conservation Training. Training Overview Occupational Noise Types of Hearing Loss Hearing Conservation Program ( ) Audiometric Testing Noise.
30 CFR Part 62: Health Standards for Occupational Noise Exposure Final Rule Federal Register/Vol. 64, No. 176 September 13, 1999.
Copyright Business & Legal Reports, Inc. BLR’s Safety Training Presentations Hearing Conservation 29 CFR
Hearing Conservation Ann Grevenkamp FECA Committee Meeting August 23 rd, 2012.
Hearing Protection Training PART 1 – THE PROBLEM © Copyright SHS 2006.
Hearing Conservation (Part-2) Training, Hearing Loss Assessment, Recordkeeping and Program Audit.
HEARING CONSERVATION (PART 1) Noise Assessment, Interpretation of Results and Noise Reduction Options.
INDUSTRIAL NOISE AND HEARING CONSERVATION. What Is Noise? Sound that bears no information Interferes with wanted sound Creates stress that affects.
HEARING CONSERVATION / E N V I R O N T R A I N I N G P R O G R A M Occupational Noise Exposure and Hearing Conservation OSHA Standards 29 CFR (Construction.
A primer on ear care and hearing loss prevention Occupational Noise Exposure 29 CFR Presented by Larry Sailer Can You Hear Me Now?
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