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Southern Miss to Offer Industrial Audiometry and Hearing Conservation Workshop

Date 7-11-06

Contact Jana Bryant 601.266.4497


Hattiesburg—The University of Southern Mississippi will offer an Industrial Audiometry and Hearing Conservation Workshop Aug. 7-9.

The two-and-a-half day workshop also includes a one-day recertification course on Aug. 8. The programs are approved by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC).

The deadline for registering for the workshop is July 24, and enrollment is limited.

These courses are specifically designed for industrial nurses, safety engineers and other personnel responsible for initiating programs to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations applicable to noise and hearing loss. Participants learn to test hearing and to establish hearing conservation programs in the workplace.

Workshop director is Dr. Bob Rhodes, the only CAOHC-approved course director in Mississippi. He is a former Southern Miss faculty member. The course is coordinated by the Southern Miss Office of Noncredit Programs and Conferences.

For more information, contact the office at 601.266.4186 or visit www.usm.edu/ncpc/prodev.

July 11, 2006 2:34 PM

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