Hearing & PPE Fit Testing

About 46% of all workers in manufacturing are exposed to hazardous noise and 24% of manufacturing industry workers report not wearing any hearing protection.

Source: American Journal of Industrial Medicine

Hearing Testing

Like many occupational injuries, work-related hearing loss is preventable when controls are implemented, proper protection is provided and required standards are followed. OSHA requires that employees who are exposed to a time weighted average (TWA) of 85 dB be part of a hearing conservation program which includes hearing testing and employee training. Solutions Plus helps industrial manufacturers meet this requirement with our audiometric or hearing test services.

  • Administered by an Occupational Hearing Conservationist
  • Performed onsite in a quiet room, not a trailer or booth, resulting in a faster return-to-work
  • One-on-one instruction on how to wear earplugs correctly resulting in the perfect fit every time
  • Education on the effects of noise and importance of hearing protection
  • Web-based data management and reporting
  • Education on Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)

With our hearing testing program, we can help prevent hearing loss for your workforce.

Hearing test headphones
PPE fit testing for employees

PPE Fit Testing

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is worn to keep workers and job sites safe from hazardous conditions. However, if PPE does not fit properly, it can make the difference between being safely covered or dangerously exposed. One size does not fit all, so taking size and gender into consideration is a must. Solutions Plus performs onsite PPE fit testing and instruction to ensure proper fit and a safer workplace.

  • Respirator Fit Testing & Instruction
  • Fall Protection Fit Testing & Instruction
  • Head Protection (Hard Hat) Fit Testing
  • Hand Protection Fit Testing
  • Eye and Face Protection Fit Testing
  • Hearing Protection Fit Testing

Properly-fitting PPE helps mitigate risks and encourages positive safety practices at the jobsite.


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