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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

During these unprecedented times, Center for Industrial Audiometrics remains committed to helping businesses maintain OSHA compliance with annual testing. If, due to current circumstances, you obtain an extension from OSHA on your annual testing, please contact CIA...
Audiometric Testing with CIA

Audiometric Testing with CIA

As part of OSHA’s hearing conservation program, each employer must establish and maintain an audiometric testing program for all employees who are exposed to an action level of 85 dB or above, measured in an 8-hour TWA. The program must include baseline audiograms,...
Signs of Occupational Hearing Loss

Signs of Occupational Hearing Loss

From the moment our alarm clock goes off in the morning, individuals are exposed to a variety of noises throughout the day. Some noises are hardly recognizable; the clock ticking in the office, the constant clicking of keyboards, and the dull hum of the building’s...
Noise Monitoring Methods

Noise Monitoring Methods

Noise monitoring surveys determine noise levels in the workplace that workers’ are exposed to. As an employer, this OSHA-mandated requirement helps ensure your employees are not being exposed to noise levels above the standard level for time periods above what is...
The Truth Behind Tinnitus

The Truth Behind Tinnitus

When you are exposed to high levels of heat and get a burn, you can put a cold compress on it, bandage it up, and let it heal. In about a week or two, you’re back to good as new! The scary truth about being exposed to high levels of noise? It can cause permanent...
October: Protect Your Hearing Month

October: Protect Your Hearing Month

When employees show up to work where hearing protection is required, it’s expected that they will be exposed to an environment that has harmful noise levels, otherwise, the hearing protection equipment wouldn’t be necessary. But what about outside of work? Often,...