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NIOSH Mining Webinar – Hearing Loss

  • 1.  NIOSH Mining Webinar – Hearing Loss

    Posted 10-22-2018 11:12 AM

    The NIOSH Mining Program will host the NORA Mining Hearing Loss Webinar on Nov. 1, 2018, at 1 p.m. EDT.

    Speakers:

    • R.J. Matetic - Director, Pittsburgh Mining Research Division, CDC NIOSH
    • Hugo Camargo - Noise Control Team Leader, CDC NIOSH
    • Amanda Azman - Research Audiologist, CDC NIOSH
    • William Murphy - Research Health Physicist, CDC NIOSH
    • Richard Neitzel - Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan

    Presentations:

    • Introduction of the NORA Sectors and Cross-Sectors including the Hearing Loss Prevention Cross-Sector - R.J. Matetic,
    • NIOSH Research, Services, and Products
      • Available noise controls - Hugo Camargo
      • Other hearing loss interventions - Amanda Azman,
      • Recent research on noise and occupational exposure - William Murphy,
      • Hearing protection devices and fit testing - Amanda Azman
      • Mining hearing loss web resources - Amanda Azman
      • Relationship between noise and non-hearing effects, including stress and sleep - Richard Neitzel
    • Attendee feedback
    • Closing remarks - R.J. Matetic

    Sign up here to register and receive information on attending the webinar via Adobe Connect.

    The registration link is here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RXHCL38

    If you have any questions, please contact:

    David Snyder

    NIOSH Office of Mine Safety and Health Research

    Senior Engineer

    412/386-5304

    https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/index.html



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    Susan Moore
    Research Engineer
    NIOSH
    Pittsburgh, PA United States
    (412) 386-6613
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