WisCon Webinar - Hearing Loss / Hearing Protection

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Workplace noise is one of the most widespread health hazards. Over 20 million workers are exposed to high levels of noise, and risk hearing loss. Since this loss is painless, it creeps up on people who are often unaware of just how much thier hearing has gone away. It's permanent, there is no cure for noise induced hearing loss. It can, however, be prevented.

The Course Will Cover

  • An outline of OSHA noise requirements
  • Noise and how it damages the ear.
  • Types of hearing protection,
  • How to evaluate if hearing protection is suitable for a particular setting.

This webinar will be dellivered using WebEx. Registrants will recieve emails with the links to the webinar a couple of days before the event, and again on the morning of the webinar. After the webinar presentation, questions entered into the WebEx chat will be answered.

These workshops are provided free of charge by the University of Wisconsin to the small business community through a cooperative agreement between UW Madison and federal OSHA under the onsite consultation program.

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Organizer WisCon, the OSHA Funded Onsite Consultation Program in Wisconsin

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WisCon is a free service to small businesses, provided by a cooperative agreement between the University of Wisconsin and Federal OSHA.  WisCon staff work for the WI State Laboratory of Hygiene at UW Madison.  In addition to providing one-on-one consultation to companies at thier jobsite, the program also provides outreach training. For training program listings see the WisCon Training WebPage.


For more information see WisCon Website . (There is a consultation program in every state, see National OSHA Consultation Website for more information and the consutlation program near you).

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