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October 16, 2012

NIOSH Offers Free Hearing Loss Webinar

On October 30, at 3:00 EDT, join NIOSH for a free webinar on preventing work-related hearing loss. CEUs are available.

Who Should Participate?

Anyone who works with people exposed to loud noise or music, including: nurses, educators, youth leaders, community volunteers, safety managers and small business owners.

Course Objectives:
At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to:

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  1. State three occupations and industries where workers lose their hearing more rapidly than others
  2. Describe the relationship between noise exposure, hearing loss and tinnitus
  3. Describe a simple indication that hearing protection should be worn
  4. Demonstrate two methods of hearing protection
  5. State 3 key factors in selecting and using appropriate hearing protection devices (HPD)
  6. Identify 3 barriers and 3 enablers related to use of hearing protection
  7. Identify readily available sources of additional information on prevention of NIHL and free or low-cost, teaching materials for teaching students and others about noise, hearing loss prevention, and use of hearing protection.

This train-the-trainer workshop is designed to increase knowledge about preventing noise-and music- induced prevention of hearing loss. There are no prerequisites for this educational program.

2 comments:

  1. I discovered this blog post while researching information about noise induced hearing loss, will there be a similar webinar again this year?

    www.asons.co.uk

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    1. Tom:
      I checked the NIOSH site and don't see this webinar on the schedule yet.

      You can check the NIOSH Conferences and Events page here:
      http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/exhibits.html

      or get more info on workplace hearing protection here:
      http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/noise/

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