Buy Quiet Workshop


April 2012
NIOSH Docket Number 247

NIOSH held a two-day Buy Quiet Workshop. The Workshop is a National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) activity jointly organized by the NORA Construction Sector and Manufacturing Sector Programs, and the NIOSH Hearing Loss Prevention Cross-sector Program. The purpose of the Workshop is to determine feasibility and functionality of Buy Quiet programs and to explore proactive steps to ensure successful implementation. The Workshop goal is to stimulate the wider adoption of current and future engineering noise controls on machinery and equipment and to motivate the development and implementation of Buy Quiet programs for the Construction and Manufacturing industries.

Material Under Consideration

Notice of Public Meeting; 76 FR 64353; 10/18/11pdf icon [PDF – 2,797 KB]

Meeting held November 9-10, 2011, at NIOSH-Taft Laboratories, 4676 Columbia Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH

Agenda – 11/9-10/11pdf icon [PDF – 8,055 KB]

Presentation by Gillen (NIOSH) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 21,137 KB]

Presentation by Haynes (Health and Safety Executive (HSE)) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 14,452 KB]

Presentation by Lang (I-INCE) and Tourret (INCE/Europe) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 34,684 KB]

Presentation by Hudson (NIOSH) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 8,594 KB]

Presentation by Cooper (National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 22,735 KB]

Presentation by Nelson (Nelson Acoustics) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 8,807 KB]

Presentation by Neitzel (University of Michigan) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 13,240 KB]

Presentation by Patten (Laborer’s Health and Safety Fund) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 7,180 KB]

Presentation by Nabuco (National Institute of Metrology) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 18,178 KB]

Presentation by Thalheimer (Parsons Brinckerhoff) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 16,848 KB]

Presentation by Nobile (IBM) – 11/9/11pdf icon [PDF – 20,630 KB]

Page last reviewed: April 30, 2012