The purpose of this taskforce is to document and report to the executive council any legislative issues related to hearing conservation. Updates in rules, standards, or proposed revisions from weekly reviews of various sources are documented and summarized. The information provides a quick summary for the executive council which can be passed on to the membership body.
This information primarily is obtained from the federal register, websites sites of enforcement and research organizations such as OSHA, MSHA, and NIOSH, as well as through correspondence with other NHCA members.
Information from these sites can be obtained from the following sources:
http://listserv.access.gpo.gov/ www.osha.gov www.msha.gov www.cdc.gov/niosh