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Introduction to communications solutions:<br>How to integrate communications into your hearing conservation program

Introduction to communications solutions:
How to integrate communications into your hearing conservation program

Communication is crucial on all job sites. Whether it’s related to coordinating the movement of materials or issuing warnings, it’s important that workers be able to communicate with one another while staying protected from workplace hazards that could result in death or injury.

This webinar sheds light on the importance of communications devices and the extremely valuable benefits they can offer that other hearing protection devices (HPD) do not. Webinar attendees will learn how to identify workplaces where communications devices can help increase employee productivity, prevent the “lift and listen” removal of HPDs during a shift and enable essential communication in noisy environments, even with high background noise. Attendees will also learn how to integrate communications into their hearing conservation program. Specific steps will be outlined in order to gain the maximum benefits from communication devices.

About the sponsor
As Canadian leaders in personal safety, 3M helps keep everyone safer in a changing world. Across diverse industries and applications, our technology and expertise drive solutions that educate people, provide comfort, increase compliance, and get workers home safely. 3M has over 40 years of experience in hearing protection, backed by safety knowledge expertise.

Beverley A. Borst, MA, BScN, RN, COHN(C)
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 more than 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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