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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……..
Hearing Conservation Update 14 JAN 2015 LCDR Andrew Hayes
Hearing Conservation and Noise Control Bureau of Workers’ Comp PA Training for Health & Safety (PATHS) 1PPT CFR
Mine Safety and Health Occupational Noise Exposure SafetyWorks!
Syracuse University Hearing Conservation Program Training John Rossiter, Safety Department.
Hearing Conservation Agenda Objectives and Responsibilities The Effects of Noise Factors Affecting Hearing Loss Hearing Conservation Program Noise Hazard.
HEARING CONSERVATION Protecting Employees From Noise Hazards.
Hearing Conservation (Part-2) Training, Hearing Loss Assessment, Recordkeeping and Program Audit.
Hearing Conservation & Noise Exposure
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?
HEARING CONSERVATION PROGRAM. REFERENCES 29 CFR
Hearing Protection Training PART 1 – THE PROBLEM © Copyright SHS 2006.
INDUSTRIAL NOISE AND HEARING CONSERVATION. What Is Noise? Sound that bears no information Interferes with wanted sound Creates stress that affects.
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.
Ohio BWC Division of Safety and Hygiene John Canning Cleveland Service Office Lausche Office Building (office) (cell)
Hearing Loss Prevention
Standard 29 CFR Part Hearing Conservation.
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,
Presented By Roger Pigeon Safety and Occupational Health Manager 1WO/ Office of Safety and Occupational Health.
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