Listen up for some sound advice
- Hearing Conservation: Carrot More Effective than Stick. // Professional Safety;Sep2006, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p14
The article reports on the importance of the use hearing protectors for employees working in the industrial sites in the U.S. Brad Witt, an audiology and regulatory affairs manager for the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group, provides ways to motivate workers to wear hearing protectors. Among the...
- CAN YOU HEAR THIS NOW? Vonasek, Wade // Wood & Wood Products;Nov2006, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p41
The article presents an interview with audiologist Brad Witt. When asked about hearing protection and hearing loss in a woodworking company, he refers to the worker's proximity to the noise source, and the intermittent nature of the noise that makes it deceptively hazardous. He asserts that the...
- EPA Prepares New Hearing Protection Reg. // Motor Age;Apr2007, Vol. 126 Issue 4, p76
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to update hearing protector testing and labeling regulations. According to Brad Witt, Audiology and Regulatory Affairs manager for the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group, the current regulation of EPA uses idealized...
- Listen up for some sound advice. // Bulk Transporter;Sep2006, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p50
The article reflects on the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace. Brad Witt, audiology and regulatory affairs manager for Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group, suggests that safety-conscious employers should know how to motivate their employees in preventing noise-induced...
- Listen up for some sound advice: Motivation is crucial to preventing noise-induced hearing loss. // Refrigerated Transporter;Aug2006, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p36
The article provides information on how to prevent noise-induced hearing loss. According to Brad Witt, industrial audiologist, the safety-savvy employer will know motivation is the keystone in preventing noise-induced hearing loss. The approaches to instilling the level of risk awareness in...
- MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF. Chasin, Marshall // Canadian Hearing Report;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p3
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses sudden sensorineural hearing loss, genetic basis of otosclerosis, and contributions from graduating audiology students.
- A FIT Solution. Pope, Molly L. // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Jun1998, Vol. 9 Issue 3
The Fusion at Inferred Threshold (FIT) test is a clinically useful procedure for assessing air-conduction pure-tone thresholds in any ear that may not be tested by conventional procedures with masking. It has not been widely reported in the literature. This article describes the FIT test...
- AperÃ§u of Globalization in Audiology. Cacace, Anthony T. // American Journal of Audiology;Dec2007, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p83
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including articles on hearing loss prevention initiatives and another on the universality of accoustical physics as they relate to calibration issues in evoked potential instrumentation.
- Hear today, gone tomorrow. Ragg, Mark // Bulletin with Newsweek;9/6/94, Vol. 116 Issue 5936, p36
Reports on a research by Eric Le Page of the National Acoustics Laboratories, Australia on the causes of deafness in young people. Standard concept of hearing impairment; Deterioration of hearing; Implications of loud music and antibiotics to hearing loss; Neglect on hearing protection.