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Hearing Conservation Program: Audiometric Testing

By / January 13, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Thousands of workers suffer from preventable hear loss each year. Hazardous noise affects more than 30 million people in the workplace. Legal limits on noise exposure are set by OSHA and are based on the worker’s time weighted average over an eight-hour day. If a general workplace is exposed to 85 decibels for an eight-hour […]

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FIT Testing Basics

By / January 6, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Qualitative and Quantitative Fit Testing The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) require employers to fit test workers who must wear a tight-fitting respirator on the job. A “Fit Test” tests the seal between the facepiece of the respirator and the face. According to OSHA, the test must be performed at least annually and only […]

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