The audiometric testing program at Inco Metals Company, Ontario Division

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 75, No. 840, 1982

LJ. VISENTIN Audiometric Test Coordinator, and J.G. RICKABY, Superintendent of Safety (Central Services) Inco Metals Company Copper Cliff, Ontario

Audiometric testing is a key element in hearing conservation in the mining environment. This paper gives the history of the audiometric testing program carried out by Inco Metals Company, including the program objectives, the personnel and equipment involved, calibration and testing, the test procedure, and the classification and evaluation of the test results.
Keywords: Mine safety, Audiometric testing, Inco Metals, Hearing conservation, Noise, Computers.