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Noise Publications

Buy Quiet Posters (NIOSH)

Buy Quiet is an occupational health and safety prevention initiative which encourages companies to purchase or rent quieter machinery when new businesses start or as older machinery is replaced in order to reduce worker exposure to noise. NIOSH has developed material to assist companies and promote the implementation of Buy Quiet programs.
Buy-Quiet guidebook|poster


Datos rápidos para trabajadores sobre equipo individual
Quick facts for employees about personal equipment

Datos rápidos para trabajadores sobre equipo individual
El equipo de protección individual le protege de peligros laborales tales como químicos, electricidad, humos, objetos filosos, y ruido. El equipo de protección individual usualmente es conocido como EPI.

Quick facts for employees about personal equipment
Personal protective equipment protects you from hazards in your workplace such as chemicals, electricity, fumes, sharp objects, and noise. Personal protective equipment is usually called PPE.


Fact Sheet: Inquiring Ears Want to Know - a fact sheet about your hearing test NIOSH

This fact sheet explains your audiogram (hearing test) and gives some basic information about protecting your hearing.


Fact Sheet: Noise exposure and hearing conservation

Describes conditions under which an employer is required to have a hearing conservation program in place; discusses noise monitoring, controls, and audiometric testing; includes a brief overview of requirements.

Form and document samples


Hearing Protection Quick Guide

Describes basic hearing conservation concepts and covers the elements of a hearing conservation program.
3349 guidebook


Occupational safety for the death care industry

This publication was developed with the Oregon Mortuary and Cemetary Board to emphasize industry hazards, provide recommendations, and highlight related Oregon OSHA standards.
4989 guidebook


PPE hazard assessment quick guide

Explains what a PPE hazard assessment is, when your employees should use PPE, and how to do a PPE hazard assessment.
2738 guidebook


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