Once more there are claims that wrist/glove mounted vibration transducers can be used to assess HAV risk in operators as per the British Standard (BS5349). No they can’t. Thank you for listening… I would suggest that anyone considering using any of the wrist (or glove) mounted automated transducer measurement systems in an attempt to measure vibration (as against using them as tool timers linked to properly measured tool vibration levels) to assess operator exposure should
OEA information downloads
Click on the links below to link to net locations or to download the documents.
Paper presented at Listen Up! conference, March 2016 re the use of OAE as part of a hearing conservation programme at AkzoNobel.
Links to useful Documents
HSE / HSL workshop presentation: “Use of OAE Testing in Hearing Conservation Programmes as a Leading Indicator of Damaging Exposure to Noise (LIDEN); an International Collaboration”