Noise exposures represent an important but under-recognized cause of disease and disability in America. This webinar will discuss trends in occupational and community noise exposures in America, highlight emerging health effects associated with occupational and community noise exposures. Available resources related to hearing loss prevention and noise exposure reduction will be provided.
Course created on January 25, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to list sources and trends in occupational and community noise exposures in America.
- After this course learners will be able to explain emerging health effects associated with noise exposures.
- After this course learners will be able to describe data resources that are available with regards to hearing loss prevention and noise exposure reduction.
|5-25 Minutes||Occupational noise exposures|
|25-45 Minutes||Community noise exposures|
|45-55 Minutes||Description of data resources|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Rick Neitzel is an Associate Professor in the exposure science program of the University of Michigan (UM) Department of Environmental Health Sciences, and also serves as Associate Chair of the department. He has a PhD in Environmental and Occupational Hygiene from the University of Washington, is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, and is Vice Chair of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists Threshold Limit Value-Physical Agents Committee. He directs the Pilot Project Research Training grant program for the UM Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering, as well as the UM certificate program for Risk Science and Human Health. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts on topics related to exposure science, more than 40 of which focused on noise and hearing loss. His research interests include assessment of exposures to noise and injury risk factors in workplaces and community settings, and evaluation of auditory and non-auditory effects of noise and heavy metals.
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