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Thursday, February 7 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Advanced Hearing Protection and Communications Workshop

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Hearing protection device selection criteria is generally relegated to TWA and the attenuation required to reduce the exposure to beneath the mandated level.  The noise exposure is typically generalized to a continuous exposure as opposed to a dynamic exposure constructed of intermittent and fluctuating noise. Audibility and communication are often an afterthought and workers are left to navigate the auditory hurdles through the workday, sometimes choosing to risk hearing damage to in an attempt to hear and communicate. Modern electronic hearing protectors may offer several advantages to workers who have communication and situational awareness requirements not met by passive protectors. This workshop will combine classroom lecture with hands on experience of utilizing a variety of electronic protectors in dynamic acoustical environments.


Eric Fallon

Hearing Specialist, 3M Company
Dr. Fallon currently works for 3M Corporation as a Hearing Specialist in Technical Service.  Having spent 25 years in the military as an infantryman, artilleryman and audiologists, Eric has managed hearing conservation programs as large as 48,000 personnel. He has multiple deployments... Read More →

Thursday February 7, 2019 1:00pm - 2:15pm PST
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