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Hearing Conservation Program

UW Safety Office

Every year approximately twenty-two million people are exposed to potentially hazardous noise levels in the United States. OSHA has set both a PEL (Permissible Exposure Limit) and AL (Action Level). The best known is the PEL, which is set at 90 dBA for 8-hours TWA (Time Weighted Average). The AL was established in the early 1980's at 85 dBA for an 8-hours TWA. To prevent negative incidents to University of Wyoming (UW) employers, students, and visitors this program outlines the basic requirements of the OSHA hearing conservation program in the case that the AL is exceeded.


Hearing Conservation Program Documents

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UW Safety Office

Hill Hall 454

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3277

Fax: (307) 766-4040

Email: uwehs@uwyo.edu

RMMC Building

Phone: (307) 766-3696

Fax: (307) 766-3699

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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