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Free Seminars to Help Employers Prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Among Workers Set for Phoenix, Reno, Salt Lake City, Denver in May
Date:3/15/2010

SMITHFIELD, R.I., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A series of free seminars scheduled for Phoenix, Reno, Salt Lake City, and Denver in May are set to help employers improve hearing conservation efforts and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among their workers.

Titled "HearForever™: Best Practices in Hearing Conservation," the three-hour sessions will provide employers with practical information on noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), and the latest research and technologies to enhance worker hearing protection programs.

Industrial hygienists, occupational health & safety professionals, safety managers, and audiologists are urged to attend. Topics will include:

  • Basics of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
  • Key Elements of an Effective Hearing Conservation Program
  • Impending Changes to the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) and How They Affect Employers
  • Selection and Fitting of Hearing Protectors
  • Employee Motivation and Training Techniques/Resources
  • New Hearing Conservation Innovations and Technologies

The seminars will run from 9 a.m. to noon, and are scheduled as follows:

  • Phoenix: Monday, May 17, at the Hilton Phoenix Airport, 2435 South 47th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034-6410;
  • Reno: Tuesday, May 18, at the Silver Legacy, 407 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89501;
  • Salt Lake City: Wednesday, May 19, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 S.West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101;
  • Denver: Thursday, May 20, at the Doubletree Hotel Denver - Southeast, 13696 East Iliff Place, Aurora, CO 80014-1319.

Attendees will receive free training materials, literature and hearing protection samples. Following each seminar, attendees will also have the opportunity for hands-on demonstrations of Howard Leight's new VeriPRO® earplug fit testing system and QuietDose® in-ear dosimetry. Members of ASSE and AIHA are eligible to receive CEUs.

The seminars will feature Director of Hearing Conservation Brad Witt of Howard Leight®/Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC. Witt has 25 years of experience and has trained professional groups in all aspects of hearing conservation in 14 countries on five continents. He's been recognized as Outstanding Lecturer twice by the National Hearing Conservation Association.

"Our goal is to provide employers with the latest data, technologies, and know-how to effectively manage their Hearing Conservation Programs -- for the benefit of their workers, as well as their own bottom-line," Witt said.

To register, visit http://www.hearforever.org/hf2010western.

Howard Leight Hearing Conservation seminars have been presented to over 2,000 safety professionals on five continents over the past three years. They're part of Howard Leight's industry-leading HearForever initiative to raise awareness of the dangers, risks and consequences of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).

Follow on Twitter: @HowardLeight at http://twitter.com/HowardLeight and @HearForeverOrg at http://twitter.com/hearforeverOrg.

About Howard Leight

Howard Leight/Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC is a leading global provider of passive and intelligent hearing protection solutions, and the founder of the HearForever™ initiative. For over 30 years, Howard Leight has pursued the prevention of occupational noise-induced hearing loss through innovation in hearing protection design, technology, performance and comfort, and the promotion of progressive Hearing Conservation Programs. Leading solutions include the highest attenuating Max® single-use earplug; patented Air Flow Control™ technology for optimal earmuff attenuation; QuietDose™ personal in-ear dosimetry; and the industry-changing VeriPRO® earplug fit testing system. Visit: http://www.howardleight.com. Follow on Twitter (@HowardLeight) at http://twitter.com/HowardLeight.

About Sperian Protection

With nearly 6,000 employees worldwide, Sperian Protection is resolutely geared towards international markets. The world leader in personal protective equipment (hearing, eye, respiratory and fall protection, gloves, clothing and footwear), the Group offers innovative products adapted to high-risk environments so that all workers in the manufacturing and services industries can work with confidence. Sperian Protection is listed on Euronext's Eurolist and on the SBF120.

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