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Tips for Preparing to Import Data Into the SHOEBOX Portal

Hearing Conservation, Hearing Health

No matter what type of technology you purchase for your organization, very frequently, there’s a milestone on the path to going live that always trips you up. In many cases, it is dealing with data. Often this is the process of gathering corporate data of some type and organizing it into a structured format for the purpose of loading it into your new software tool. Sounds simple and straightforward? It should be, but often is a task that slows down the onboarding process, or worse, causes significant delays.

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The Hidden Power of an Effective Hearing Screening Test

Audiometry, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. Projections show that number growing to 900 million by 2050. Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss can have significant effects on someone’s quality of life. Because hearing loss is not visible, people with hearing loss tend to ignore their difficulties, or may not recognize the early stages of hearing loss. 

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Audiological Review as Part of a Hearing Conservation Program

Audiometry, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Conservation eBook, Hearing Health

Vanessa Gauthier-Davidson, an In-house Audiologist at SHOEBOX Ltd acts as a coordinator of the SHOEBOX Audiology Review Network; an international team of licensed Audiologists available to assist SHOEBOX customers meet their OSHA and MSHA compliance requirements. The Audiology Review Network offers businesses compliant access to regionally-licensed Audiologist(s) for rapid review of their occupational hearing testing results.

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Occupational Hearing Testing Workflows: Steps to Follow When Using SHOEBOX Audiometry

Audiometry, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Conservation eBook, Hearing Health

In an occupational hearing testing program, there are a series of steps to follow as you work through the process of testing. We call these steps a workflow. This includes preparing your audiometer for a day of testing, preparing your employees, administering the testing itself, offering training, administering questionnaires, reviewing results with the employees, retesting as needed, and following through on required follow-up actions. All of these activities feed into the workflow of your program.

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