To complete the series, a two-day workshop on Oct. 17 and 18 will train individuals interested in hearing education on how to present a 50-minute program proven to improve knowledge, attitudes and intended behaviors in youth when it comes to their hearing health. Participants receive a complete educator kit with graphics, simulations, supplies, a sound-level meter and a script needed to present the classroom program.To register or learn more about any of the individual events or the complete series, visit http://www.dangerousdecibels.org. About 3M3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter. About 3M Personal Safety Division3M offers a comprehensive, diverse portfolio of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) solutions providing respiratory protection, hearing protection, fall protection, reflective materials for high visibility apparel, protective clothing, protective eyewear, head and face protection, welding helmets and other adjacent products and solutions, such as tactical safety equipment, detection, monitoring equipment, active communications equipment and compliance management . In 2012, 3M celebrated 40 years of occupational health and safety leadership – recognizing the company’s respiratory and hearing protection solutions introduced in 1972. Visit www.3M.com/PPESafety or http://m.3m.com/PPESafety. You can also follow 3M’s Personal Safety Division on Twitter at https://twitter.com/3MSafetyUS. About Dangerous DecibelsThe Dangerous Decibels project is a public health campaign designed to reduce the incidence and prevalence of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) and tinnitus (ringing in the ear) by changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of school-aged children. www.dangerousdecibels.org The project is built upon an innovative collaboration between basic science researchers, clinicians, museum educators, health communication experts, civic leaders, teachers, public health professionals and volunteers in a unique public/private partnership. Current partners are the Oregon Health & Science University, Portland State University and University of Northern Colorado.
3M is a trademark of 3M Company.For more information:
- Download a high-resolution graphic of a sound-level thermometer.
- Download a high-resolution graphic of Jolene – a mannequin designed to test sound levels.
- Download 3M’s new hearing-conservation mobile app, which includes a sound-level meter. Download for IOS Download for Android
- Take the Hearing Pledge at www.hearingpledge.com
- Visit www.dangerousdecibels.org