Individual Fit Testing of Hearing Protectors: A Case Study

Description: A key reason noise-exposed workers continue to lose hearing is hearing protector performance. Individual variability in protection has proven to be pervasive, but difficult to assess. A new technology for field assessment was used for a group of over 60 steel mill workers to determine and document individual fit and effectiveness.
  Instructor(s): Lee D. Hager, Sonomax Hearing Healthcare, Portland, MI
  Level: I