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Acoustic Trauma from Recreational Noise Exposures

Brian J. Fligor, ScD, PASC

July 30, 2018

This article describes recreational sound exposures that can result in acoustic trauma, and reviews acoustic trauma prevention and treatment options.   Read More


20Q: A Shot of Prevention - Hearing Loss from Recreational Firearm Noise

Deanna K. Meinke, PhD

March 13, 2017

How many people shoot recreational firearms? Approximately 46% of adult males and 13% of adult females reported firing a gun at some point in their lifetime on the 2007 U.S. National Health Interview...   Read More


Turning a Nightmare into a Dream: Taking Care of Musicians and Engineers

Brian Fligor, ScD

September 21, 2015

Learning Objectives Dr. Brian Fligor: After this course, you will be able to describe the values that musicians, music enthusiasts, and audio engineers bring to the table when they come seeking audio...   Read More

Management of Hearing Loss Prevention in Live Entertainment

Robert M. Ghent Jr., AuD

December 15, 2014

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Dr. Robert Ghent: Today I’m going to discuss management of hearing loss pr...   Read More


Making the Case for Custom

Brian Fligor, Sc.D., PASC

September 29, 2014

Dr. Brian Fligor: Today’s topic is Making the Case for Custom. We will be listening to some sound samples to hear acoustic differences between different kinds of earplugs. We all have an appr...   Read More

Tinnitus Assessment in Young Musicians

Frank Wartinger, AuD

March 31, 2014

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar. Download supplemental course materials here.Brian Fligor: I am pleased to be hosting Frank Wartinger today. Frank is...   Read More


Acceptable Strategies for Prevention of Noise- and Music-Induced Hearing Loss

Brian Fligor, ScD

December 9, 2013

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar. Download supplemental course materials.Brian Fligor: I am excited to present the first webinar in this year’s Exp...   Read More

Clinical Verification of Custom-Fitted Musicians' Earplugs

Brian Fligor, ScD

November 12, 2012

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar. Download supplemental course materials here (link to handout). Noise Induced Hearing Loss, Expert Seminar Series 2012...   Read More

Recreational NIHL: A Summary of the Evidence

Brian Fligor, ScD, CCC-A

October 31, 2011

This is an edited transcript of the live expert e-seminar presented in July 2011. To view the course recording, register here. In addition, please ensure to download the slide handouts (PDF) that acco...   Read More

In-Ear Monitors: Tips of the Trade

Keith Gordon

October 13, 2008

Until recently, hard wired in-ear monitor (IEM) systems were mainly used by top touring acts; however, new, lower-cost wireless and hard-wired IEM systems are making the technology available to a b...   Read More

How Bad is Construction Noise and What Can Be Done About It?

Richard Neitzel, MS, PhD

September 22, 2008

Construction work has historically been among the most dangerous of occupations, and injury and fatality rates for the construction industry are often several times higher than those of all industries...   Read More


Musicians and the Prevention of Hearing Loss: An Introduction

Marshall Chasin, AuD

January 28, 2008

Editor's Note: Dr. Chasin has provided an excellent overview of how musicians might effectively prevent music-induced hearing loss. I would encourage you to download and read the three PDF addendums p...   Read More

An Exercise in Futility: Frustrations of a Hearing Conservationist (An Historical Review and Summary of Hearing Conservation Issues)

David M. Lipscomb, PhD

May 16, 2005

Of all industrial injuries, occupational hearing loss is entirely preventable." Dr. Joseph Sataloff Over the years, it has been the author's responsibility to consult with federal agencies; to establi...   Read More

Hearing Protector Evaluation and Performance Ratings: The Good, the Bad, and the EPA

Lee D. Hager

May 17, 2004

Sonomax Hearing Healthcare, Inc. In addition to working to assess and remediate hearing loss, audiologists have a professional responsibility to prevent hearing loss from occurring if/when possible. P...   Read More

Hearing Protection: Prevention is the Answer

Lee D. Hager

December 16, 2002

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), while irreversible and incurable (at least, at this writing), is absolutely preventable. We have known and understood the basic issues regarding the prevention of he...   Read More

Why Aren't Hearing Conservation Practices Taught in Schools?

Robert L. Folmer, PhD

July 2, 2002

Robert L. Folmer, Ph.D. Oregon Hearing Research Center Mail Code NRC04 Oregon Health & Science University 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road Portland, OR 97201-3098 Telephone: (503) 494-8032 Fax: (503) 494...   Read More

Acoustic Shock Injury: Real or Imaginary?

Janice C. Milhinch

June 17, 2002

Isolated reports of injury following exposure to loud sounds from headsets have met with skepticism. This study involved examination of the case records of 103 call centre operators who experienced ac...   Read More

The H.E.A.R. Force Delivers Sonic Survival

Kathy Peck

October 8, 2001

H.E.A.R. (Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of excessive noise. Noise exposure can lead to temporary and permanent...   Read More

OSHA Delays Recordkeeping Rule

Susan C. Megerson, MA, CCC-A

August 20, 2001

For those professionals working in occupational health and safety settings, one of their most complicated tasks has traditionally been the recording of work-related injuries and illnesses as required...   Read More

Extra Protection: Wearing Earmuffs and Earplugs in Combination

Elliott H. Berger, MS, INCE Bd. Cert.

August 6, 2001

E A R / Aearo Company E A RCALSM Laboratory 7911 Zionsville Road Indianapolis, IN 46268-1657 When it's really loud, so loud that a properly worn single hearing protection device (HPD) can't provide sa...   Read More

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