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What does STS stand for?

STS stands for Standard Threshold Shift (temporary hearing loss)

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Topics in both classes include: Review of anatomy, physiology and diseases of the ear Review of sound measurement and noise exposure Hearing testing using manual and automatic audiometers Calibration of audiometer and requirements for test booths Record keeping and OSHA 300 logging Standard Threshold Shift (STS) identification and follow-up Medical referral in hearing conservation program Hearing protection attenuation, fitting, dispensing and monitoring Hearing conservation educational programs OSHA occupational noise standard Workers' compensation ADA accommodation Materials Provided; A course manual with reference and working materials including many useful forms is provided.
OSHA also clarified two matters relating to recording occupational hearing loss for general industry in conjunction with the final rule: computation of a standard threshold shift for determining recordable hearing loss and how OSHA will treat an expected increase in the number of recorded cases resulting from new recordkeeping.