172568 Now Hear This! Exposure to NOise in the Electrical Industry

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 1:10 PM

Barry Moreland , Labor Safety and Health, National Labor College, Silver Spring, MD
This paper provides work place dosimeter measurements as well as surveys of electricians and their attitudes toward hearing conservation programs.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the research that rank-and-file trade unionists are doing to promote safety and health in their unions 2. Challenge the new ideas that the student/trade unionists on this panel are testing through their research 3. Learn innovative methods for health and safety training through unions 4. Learn about challenges and successes in legally proving that a disease is occupationally.

Keywords: Occupational Health, Occupational Exposure

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have no conflicts of interest
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.