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Sound solutions.  Applied to hearing loss prevention.

Sound solutions. Applied to hearing loss prevention.

Even common sounds you hear at work or home can contribute to long term hearing loss and other health risks. Over time, noise at or above 85 dBA can damage hearing and cause ringing in the ears. Reduce these sound levels by using hearing protection in loud environments.

Administration of a comprehensive and effective hearing loss prevention program consists of more than purchasing and dispensing hearing protectors. Webinar participants will gain necessary knowledge and skills to understand the effects of hazardous noise, understand requirements in CSA hearing standards, select the appropriate hearing protection devices for their work environment, train and motivate employees in the proper use hearing protection devices, and understand how Fit Testing elevates your hearing loss prevention program

This Sound Solutions webinar is designed for professionals who are responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of a hearing loss prevention program including those responsible for the dispensing of hearing protection devices (HPDs). Attendees may include industrial hygienists, health and safety personnel, nurses, audiologists, consultants, engineers and medical staff.

Every employee is different. Every job is different. Every ear is different. Noise induced hearing loss is 100% preventable. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hearing protection.

We are Canadian health and safety experts who help protect workers in a changing world. We collaborate with our customers and use research-backed science to solve their safety concerns and help eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. It’s 3M science that helps make sure every worker gets home safely at the end of the day.

  Beverley A. Borst, RN, BScN, MA
Advanced Development Specialist, Personal Safety Division, 3M Canada Company

Bev Borst is a Technical Specialist for 3M Canada Company, Personal Safety Division. Bev has been with 3M Canada for 20 years and prior to this worked for 14 years as a Registered Nurse in healthcare facilities in Ontario. Her technical expertise includes hearing conservation, hearing protection devices and respiratory protection. She provides technical leadership for hearing and respiratory protection for Canadian customers and has conducted multiple seminars on hearing conservation across Canada. Bev is a technical member of CSA Z94.2 Hearing Protection Devices standard and Z1007 Hearing Loss Prevention Program Management standard. Bev was recently appointed CSA Vice-Chair for the Occupational Hearing Conservation Technical Committee with includes the following CSA standards: Z94.2, Z1007, Z107.56, Z107.58 and Z107.6.

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