No matter what your professions is, it’s always advantageous to work with the best equipment, tools, and software. For occupational health and hearing professionals, the correct database management software can make a world of difference when conducting tests and analyzing data from industrial audiometers.
Occupational safety and health efforts are not only valuable in the workplace, but can be applied to non-occupational situations as well. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently posted an article that covers the use of respiratory protection in non-occupational settings.
Workplaces can be noisy and detrimental to one's hearing health. That's why OSHA requires workers to have their hearing tested annually. One test that is most common is a basic audiometric screening. In order to perform a screening, you need an audiometer. What is an audiometer, you ask? We're here to explain!
Employers and Employees alike are well aware that noisy work environments can have a negative affect on the hearing health of employees and the overall safety of a workplace. You may be surprised to learn then that a noisy work environment can also cause high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Recently, Chesapeake Occupational Health Solutions (COHS) joined forces with e3 Diagnostics. This merger was made with the intent to provide a more diverse customer service experience, allowing customers to benefit from access to a larger product line and the expanded knowledge base of a newly combined team of experts.
Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, the Tremetrics RA660, the Tremetrics RA360 is a cutting-edge industrial audiometer designed to allow the user to quickly and easily perform a fully compliant OSHA hearing screening.
The Depisteo VT1 vision screener is a revolutionary device that easily interfaces with your EMR system and performs all required vision screening tests quickly and efficiently. It’s a high-performance tool that meets the evolving needs of occupational health specialists.
Recently, the Depisteo Spirolyser Q13 received National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) approval. This means that the spirometer has been evaluated in a laboratory and found to comply with all NIOSH standards, such as the ability to satisfy reporting and electronic data transfer requirements.
Looking for educational opportunities in 2021? We have a ton to share with you! Throughout the year, Workplace Integra, Palmer Associates, and Audiology Consulting and Training are offering Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC)-approved courses in multiple cities throughout the United States.
Finding the right spirometer for your occupational health program can be a daunting task. You have to ensure you find a device that meets all of your needs. That’s why we’ve put together this helpful chart comparing the leading spirometers on the market.