Hearing Conservation: Overview of Regulations and Best Practices

This FREE webinar will discuss regulations that define employer responsibilities surrounding hearing conservation programs have structured company policies and practices for decades.  Too, these regulations provide a starting place for employers who aim to prevent occupational noise-induced hearing loss. This webinar will provide an overview of regulatory requirements pertaining to hearing conservation programs as well as propose best practices supported by CAOHC, NHCA. NIOSH and other professional organizations. No CEUs will be awarded for participation in this webinar. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. List three examples of best practice policies that are considered to be more protective than the OSHA regulatory requirements.
  2. Differentiate between a Standard Threshold Shift and a recordable hearing shift according to US OSHA federal requirements.
  3. Name two employer responsibilities that are required by federal regulations when the permissible exposure level is exceeded.

Presenter: Laurie Wells, Au.D.
                3M Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
                Laurie.Wells@mmm.com

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