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Comparing personal attenuation ratings for hearing protector fit-test systems.

Authors
Murphy-WJ
Source
Update: The Newsletter of the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation 2014 Jan; 25(3):6-8
NIOSHTIC No.
20044311
Abstract
We live in an era of ever advancing technology. Smartphones, computers, and tablets afford the opportunity to integrate and implement new methods and techniques within the practice of occupational hearing conservation. Mobile applications to assess noise levels in the workplace and hearing protector fit-testing solutions for workers are significant advances that are beginning to gain traction in the workplace. This article will address hearing protector fit-testing and how it might be applied within a hearing loss prevention program.
Keywords
Hearing-conservation; Hearing; Hearing-protection; Noise-levels; Noise-protection; Hearing-loss; Personal-protection; Personal-protective-equipment; Measurement-equipment; Preventive-medicine; Equipment-design; Equipment-reliability
Contact
William J. Murphy, Ph.D., National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Applied Research and Technology, Engineering and Physical Hazards Branch, Hearing Loss Prevention Team, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-27, Cincinnati OH 45228-1998
Publication Date
20140101
Document Type
Newsletter
Email Address
wjm4@cdc.gov
Fiscal Year
2014
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
M052014
Issue of Publication
3
NIOSH Division
DART
Priority Area
Manufacturing
Source Name
Update: The Newsletter of the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation
State
OH
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