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Hearing conservation award nominations deadline is Sept. 8

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In 2007, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) partnered with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) to create a series of awards for excellence or innovation in hearing loss prevention.


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Case Study: Monitoring noise levels at 900-acre rock and roll Glastonbury Festival

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END USER: Richard Willson, Noise at Work Consultant for TESS, The Event Safety Shop. Richard is one of the UK’s most experienced Festival noise specialists having worked on some of the UK’s most prestigious events such as Glastonbury, Latitude, Leeds & Reading Festivals, Festival Republic and BBC events.


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Chromium, noise and fall hazards found at NY extruding plant

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OSHA has proposed $53,000 in fines for 11 serious violations against a New York manufacturer that exposed its workers to multiple hazards at its Fonda, NY facility.


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Temp & full-time workers exposed to unguarded machinery, other hazards at Ala. factory

OSHA cites Sterilite Corp., staffing agency unsafe conditions
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OSHA has cited Sterilite Corp., doing business as Sterilite of Alabama LLC, and Marathon Staffing Corp. Inc., for 13 safety and health violations. OSHA initiated the January 2013 inspection at Sterilite's plastics manufacturing facility in Birmingham as part of its National Emphasis Program on Amputations and regional emphasis program to limit worker exposure to high noise levels. Proposed penalties total $49,000.


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Protect oil & gas workers from noise, confined spaces, respiratory & fall risks

By Maureen Brady
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From 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job — a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all U.S. industries


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Honeywell’s Howard Leight FirmFit earplugs provide great comfort and hearing protection

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Honeywell’s new Howard Leight FirmFit™ earplugs feature a softer, more comfortable fit and better noise protection than most leading classic-style foam earplugs.


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Texas company exposes workers to silica

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Outdoor Furniture Refinishing Inc., doing business as Allied Powder Coating, has been cited by OSHA for 15 serious health and safety violations with a proposed fine of $55,440. OSHA cited the sandblasting and powder coating company for exposing workers to toxic chemicals, including silica, beyond established occupational limits.


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New technologies overcome hearing protection objections

By Karen Cuta CIH and Ted Madison
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Let's look at three common worker objections and how technology advancements can help overcome these objections to gain improved worker acceptance and program compliance.


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Noise measurement software by Cirrus Research

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Designed specifically to give total peace of mind to clients, AuditStore™ software from Cirrus Research has been developed to ensure that all noise measurement data is valid


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3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System

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E-A-Rfit™ Validation System helps safety managers help protect their workers' hearing better.


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