There are many challenges in managing occupational Hearing Conservation Programs: Fit, Selection, Protection, and Motivation. Environment may also be a major factor, such as at Shaw Industries Group, Inc., the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floor covering provider.
Although Shaw has invested in engineering and administrative controls to reduce noise levels, and continues to look for ways to decrease the exposure in the work environment, hearing protection is still needed for all workers. In fact, the company required a policy of dual protection for all its employees exposed to high noise levels.
In this case study, you'll learn more about how the Howard Leight VeriPRO ear plug fit testing system benefits Shaw Industries: