Noise Exposure Assessment – Sampling Strategy and Data Acquisition
TUESDAY, 4 November, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
(PDCs are optional and additional fees apply.)
Early Registration (by 19 Sept)
Member Price MYR 1250/USD 390 / Non Member Price MYR 1480 / USD 460
Advance Registration (20 Sept - 17 Oct)
Member Price MYR 1410/USD 440 / Non Member Price MYR 1640 / USD 510
8 CM Credits/0.8 CEU/0.5 CMP
Effective design and management of noise-exposure assessment campaigns promotes smart application of noise-control resources. This PDC will describe statistical and other approaches to data analysis, appropriate sample-selection protocols and data application to promote effective hearing loss prevention.
Discusses statistical approaches, data analysis, selection protocols and applications.
An understanding of decibel calculation and the basic operation of noise measurement equipment.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate effective development and design of noise-exposure assessment campaigns
- Perform instrument and sample selection, design, program implementation, and data management
- Facilitate effective hearing-loss prevention
- Introduction and overview
- Technical references
- Current regulatory issues
- Need, rationale and application of data
- Current state of monitoring
- Compliance overview
- Definitions and metrics
- Sampling strategy
- The Similar Exposure Group (SEG) statistical application
- Organization-based applications
- Equipment overview and selection
- Reports and sound mapping
Transfer of Knowledge:
Instructors will evaluate participants understanding of the materials presented based on practice exercises
Laurie Wells, Audiologist/Senior Acoustics Regulatory Affairs Specialist, 3M Personal Safety Division, USA