Hearing/Noise

Guidelines for a Legally Acceptable CAOHC Industrial Hearing Conservation Program

July 6, 2021

By: Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., MBA, FNAP and Garry G. Gordon, MS, Contributors The Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing conservation (CAOHC) is a non-membership organization created in 1973 to collaborate with nine professional organizations that have a common interest in all aspects of occupationally related noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Through the mission to advance…

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Casella Announces 2021 Webinar Series for Dust, Noise, Vibration and Asbestos Monitoring

April 23, 2021

Global occupational health and workplace hazard monitoring expert Casella has announced its schedule of industry leading webinars for 2021. The schedule of free to attend, virtually accessible webinars cover Casella’s areas of core competency, including workplace monitoring for dust, gas and vapour hazards, as well as instrumentation usage and best practice. The sessions will also cover monitoring…

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Situational Awareness in the Workplace

April 14, 2021

By: Garry G. Gordon, Contributor With over 36 years’ experience working with industrial, recreational, law enforcement, music and military accounts, it has been interesting to witness how hearing protection is often selected and assigned. We all know the ramifications of excessive noise exposure, whether it has occurred in the workplace or in leisure activities, like…

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OHD Adds SVANTEK Sound & Vibration Measurement Solutions to Product Offerings

April 13, 2021

OHD announced a new distribution partnership with SVANTEK, the world leader in sound and vibration measurement solutions. The U.S. occupational health and safety market demands excellence in product performance, and OHD is confident SVANTEK will continue to supply the absolute best in class when it comes to these solutions. Celebrating 30 years of industry experience,…

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Milwaukee Tool Provides All Day Comfort with New Banded Hearing Protection

December 7, 2020

Milwaukee Tool is adding to its personal protective equipment (PPE) lineup with new hearing protection – Banded Ear Plugs. The Banded Ear Plugs are designed to provide all-day comfort with versatile wear and the adaptable design for 3-point wear could allow users to set the band above their head, below their chin, or behind their…

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Casella Announce Schedule of 2020 Webinars

March 26, 2020

Throughout 2020, Casella is running monthly free webinars covering key elements and best practices  in its core knowledge base and product areas: Introduction to Workplace Noise, Use of Sound Level Meters and Noise Dosimeters, Introduction to Personal Dust Monitoring, Setting up Air Sampling Pumps, Introduction to Personal Sampling of Vapours and Gases and Introduction to…

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Hear No Evil: Noise Safety on Worksites

February 21, 2020

By Heather Perl, Contributor Despite being a serious potential health hazard, loud noises are often not given enough consideration when trying to establish the safety of a worksite. Loud noises are invisible dangers; they may not be immediately obvious, and many employees and employers don’t realize how much damage occurs over time. Even moderately loud…

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Honeywell Smart Hearing Solution Combines Connected Headsets With Cloud Software to Protect Workers From Noise-related Injuries

October 11, 2019

Honeywell today announced a new smart hearing solution that combines cloud-based software and connected, protective headsets to monitor sound in real time and analyze patterns to help companies better protect workers from noise-induced hearing loss. The VeriShield Smart Hearing Solution comprises a protective headset that reduces background noises to safe levels within the headset, allowing…

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Apples’ New Noise App Is A Game Changer

September 24, 2019

You might have heard that Apple has released a handy new app in its latest update to the Watch OS platform. Wearers can now track their noise exposure throughout the day, receiving real-time alerts when their environment is too loud. As one of the world’s leading acoustic measurement specialists, we like to keep up-to-date with…

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Warning: Hearing Loss becomes Hearing Lost

June 20, 2019

Donald F. Groce, Global Glove & Safety Manufacturing, Inc. Most of us take for granted the enjoyment being able to hear brings to our everyday lives.  I enjoy a high-spirited sports event where things get really loud; time with my large, loud family; or visiting the shooting range with my marksman friend. As a huge…

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