Construction workers are often exposed to loud and prolonged noise, which can lead to hearing loss and other health complications. In this presentation, we will discuss the hazards of noise exposure on the construction job site, and provide practical tips for selecting appropriate hearing protection and other reminders to help safeguard your hearing.
We will cover the different types of noise hazards that construction workers may encounter, including heavy equipment, power tools, and other sources of loud noise. We will also provide an overview of the types of hearing protection available, and how to select the right protection for your job site and individual needs.
Additionally, we will review some best practices for maintaining your hearing protection, and other reminders to help minimize the risk of hearing loss, including taking breaks and limiting exposure to loud noise whenever possible.
Overall, this presentation will provide essential information for anyone working on a construction job site, helping to ensure that you can protect your hearing and maintain your health for the long term.
Join Moldex's Brian Johansen for a brief overview of hearing program requirements & product options for construction companies and industrial manufacturers. We will examine the common pains of managing a hearing protection program while introducing the Moldex solutions to these challenges. Attendees will learn how to ask the right questions to ask to get them the proper fitting hearing protection based on their job and unique hearing needs.
- Understand the importance of hearing protection in the workplace and the risks of noise-induced hearing loss.
- Identify the different types of hearing protection devices (HPDs) and their proper use, maintenance, and fit, including earplugs, earmuffs, and electronic HPDs.
- Learn about the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) and how to select the appropriate HPD for a specific noise environment.
- Know the regulations and standards set by OSHA and NIOSH regarding hearing protection, including the hearing conservation program and audiometric testing.
- Develop a hearing protection program that includes training, evaluation of noise exposure, proper HPD selection and use, and monitoring of effectiveness.