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June 2, 2020
9:30-10:30AM

Early Intervention to Prevent Noise Induced Hearing Loss

LaTasha Goodridge, Industrial Hygienist, Covestro

Floral A2

Can hearing loss caused by noise at work be prevented? Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is second only to presbycusis, age-related hearing loss, as a cause of sensorineural hearing impairment; yet, it is preventable. This presentation shares how early detection, done by annual screening, combined with early intervention, through coaching and hearing protection fit testing, helped to reduce the number of hearing loss illnesses at the Covestro Baytown plant.

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2020-06-02 09:30:00 2020-06-02 10:30:00 America/Detroit Early Intervention to Prevent Noise Induced Hearing Loss Can hearing loss caused by noise at work be prevented? Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is second only to presbycusis, age-related hearing loss, as a cause of sensorineural hearing impairment; yet, it is preventable. This presentation shares how early detection, done by annual screening, combined with early intervention, through coaching and hearing protection fit testing, helped to reduce the number of hearing loss illnesses at the Covestro Baytown plant. Floral A2