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Hearing Conservation Manual, 5th Edition

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Thomas L. Hutchison and Theresa Y. Schulz

The fifth edition of CAOHC's Hearing Conservation Manual is the most complete and current information on occupational hearing conservation.

New to the Fifth Edition:
•Full color text
•Four additional chapters
•Comprehensive glossary of terms
•Five additional appendix documents

Table of Contents
    1. Occupational Hearing Conservation Team
    2. The Effects of Noise and the Conservation of Hearing
    3. The Hearing Conservation Program
    4. Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Ear
    5. Causes and Management of Hearing Disorders
    6. Introduction to Sound
    7. Standards and Regulations
    8. Noise Measurement and Control
    9. Planning the Audiometric Monitoring Program
    10. Understanding Audiograms
    11. The Audiometric Monitoring Program
    12. The "Problem Audiogram," the Occupational Hearing Conservationist and the Professional Supervisor
    13. Hearing Protection Devices
    14. Use and Care of Hearing Protection Devices
    15. Training and Motivation
    16. Recordkeeping and Program Evaluation
    17. Glossary
Appendices and Index
  1. OHC Scope of Practice
  2. PS Scope of Practice
  3. OSHA Noise Regulation, 29 CFR 1910.95, Occupational Noise Exposure, Hearing Conservation Amendment; Final Rule, Effective March 8, 1983
  4. List of OSHA Interpretation and Compliance Letters
  5. OSHA Regulation Checklist
  6. MSHA Noise Regulation, 30 CFR Part 62, Occupational Noise Exposure, Effective Sept 13, 2000
  7. MSHA Regulation-Compliance Checklist
  8. FRA Noise Regulation, 49 CFR 227 and 229, FRA Final Rule on Occupational Noise Exposures for Railroad Operating Workers, Effective Feb 26, 2007
  9. FRA Regulation-Compliance Checklist
  10. NIOSH Hearing Conservation Checklist
  11. ANSI S3.21-2004 (ANSI, 2009) American National Standard Method for Manual Pure-Tone Threshold Audiometry
  12. ANSI-ASA S12.6-2008 Methods for Measuring the Real-Ear Attenuation of Hearing Protectors
  13. ANSI S12.13 TR-2002(R2010)American National Standard Technical Report Evaluating the Effectiveness of Hearing Conservation Programs through Audiometric Data Base Analysis
  14. Hearing Loss Statutes in the US and Canada
  15. Guidelines for Baseline Revision, published by the National Hearing Conservation Association
  16. OSHA/NIOSH/NHCA Alliance Document (Best Practice Bulletin): Hearing Protection-Emerging Trends: Individual Fit Testing
  17. Fix-a-Fit
  18. Inquiring Ears Want to Know
  19. Sample Daily Calibration Log DD2217
  20. Sample Functional Listening Check Log
  21. Engineering Noise Control (Three part Update series)
  22. Websites
Publication Date 2015
Format Spiral bound softcover, 422 pages
Product Code 99004