Employers are required to provide a “continuing, effective hearing conservation program” for employees who are exposed to hazardous noise, according to U.S. OSHA, but what does that really mean? Whether you are setting up a hearing conservation program for the first time or looking to improve an existing program, 3M can help.
There's no better way to educate yourself and your staff about the current regulations, equipment choices, employee training programs and legal issues related to noise hazards and hearing conservation. Conducted by instructors who are among the industry's most respected hearing experts, these day-long seminars discuss, in detail, how to assess noise problems and properly protect your employees.
In order to help your business with your hearing conservation goals, 3M created HearForce to provide valuable on-site hearing protection training seminars throughout North America. Register your company for 3M HearForce training today!
The sense of hearing is accomplished by a process known as auditory transduction. The ear converts sound waves in the air into electrical impulses in the brain. This video explores this process and provides an explanation of the inner workings of the ear and how bones play a part.