There is a disconnection between industrial noise exposure regulations and the live entertainment industry. The audiology community can assist the live entertainment industry in managing issues with noise exposure to reduce the risk to its employees, satisfy regulatory requirements, and promote a culture of hearing loss prevention. This course is part of a series of webinars in the 2014 Noise Induced Hearing Loss Seminar Series on AudiologyOnline. Register for the other courses in the series at http://www.audiologyonline.com/general/noise-induced-hearing-loss
Course created on July 30, 2014
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to assist stakeholders in managing the gaps between the OSHA Noise Exposure Standard and the requirements of the product produced by the live entertainment industry.
- After this course learners will be able to identify the workers in the live entertainment industry who are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss and ways to assist stakeholders in managing noise exposure risk.
- After this course learners will be able to relate how tools in audio and audiology can be used to help the live entertainment industry get a handle on their noise exposure issues.
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Robert M. Ghent, AuD Jr.
Research Audiologist and Manager of the Howard Leight Acoustical Testing Laboratory
Dr. Robert (Bob) M. Ghent, Jr. is a Research Audiologist and the Manager of the Howard Leight Acoustical Testing Laboratory at Honeywell Safety Products in San Diego, CA. He earned his B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders and M.S. in Audiology from Brigham Young University, and a Doctorate in Audiology from A.T. Still University - Arizona School of Health Sciences. Bob spent a dozen years in hearing aid research as a Senior Research Audiologist at the Center for Amplification and Hearing Research at Sonic Innovations, prior to which he operated the Musician's Hearing Institute in Southern California. Before becoming an audiologist, Bob worked as an engineer in professional audio and semiconductor manufacturing. He is a musician and a recovering concert sound engineer.
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