Vulcan recognized for hearing loss prevention program

By |  February 24, 2013

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) awarded Vulcan Materials Co. their 2013 Safe-in-Sound Award for Excellence. Vulcan Materials was recognized for its implementation of a data-driven hearing loss prevention program.

According to NIOSH and NHSCA, Vulcan Materials has embraced innovative and cost-effective noise measurement and control strategies, providing extensive noise measurement and control, as well as training for select employees to function as industrial hygiene support staff. In addition, Vulcan Materials is integrating technologies such as GPS and video into their noise measurement protocols.

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