2023 NHCA / CAOHC Webinar: Noise Surveys and Evaluating Impulse Noise Coming May 11th!

CAOHC and NHCA have teamed up to offer high-level webinar content on hot topics, top-notch speakers! If you are a member of NHCA or CAOHC, you enjoy special member pricing and discounts.

When: May 11, 2023 2:00PM – 3:00PM EST

CEUs: 1-hour CEU (AAA and 0.1 ASHA CEU)

Pricing:
$38 – CAOHC/NHCA members
$50 – Non-members

About the Webinar: This webinar will address current techniques and process for evaluating workplace noise, distinguishing between performing noise surveys and noise studies and focusing on quantification of worker noise exposures.

Presenters:

  • Charles Jokel – Mr. Charles Jokel received an MS degree in engineering from the University of Texas in 1972, complementing his MAT degree in the teaching of science received from Colgate University in 1969.  Mr. Jokel currently works for the U.S. Army Defense Centers for Public Health in Aberdeen Maryland as a noise control engineer, consulting on Army noise problems and providing expertise on noise issues for the Army Health Hazard Assessment Program.  Prior to joining the Army in 2004, he had worked in private industry as a noise control consultant, specializing in industrial and product noise control.  One of Mr. Jokel’s numerous technical papers in the field of noise control, the NIOSH publication“Industrial Noise Control, revised edition” was one of that agency’s most popular publications.
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  • Christopher J. Smalt is a technical staff member in the Human Health & Performance Systems Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. His current work focuses on computational auditory modeling, specifically on mechanisms of hearing damage and the effect of noise exposure on hearing and cognitive performance. As part his research, he has developed a personal noise monitoring system for industrial and tactical environments with combined continuous and impulse noise, as well as taken and analyzed noise data during military training exercises. Dr. Smalt received a BS degree in computer engineering from Clarkson University and earned both MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University
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Moderator:

  • J. Andrew Merkley – Dr. Merkley is an occupational and clinical Audiologist with over 22 years of experience in both national and international workplaces. His experience includes small clinic management to strategic oversight and responsibility for large multi-clinic regions.  His presentation experience includes podium, poster, and full workshop presentations at national and international conferences on topics including hearing health education, process improvement, and management of workplace hearing injuries.  He holds a Master of Science in Communicative Disorders from Utah State University and Doctor of Audiology from Central Michigan University. He holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. He is certified as a Course Director and Professional Supervisor by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation and also serves as the Council Chair.

Program Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify procedures for performing workplace noise surveys.
  2. Identify procedures for quantifying workplace noise exposures.

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