TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER IV: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER j: VISION AND HEARING
PART 682 HEARING INSTRUMENT CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE
SECTION 682.170 AUDIOMETER CALIBRATIONS
Section 682.170 Audiometer Calibrations
An annual calibration shall be conducted on each audiometer used in dispensing hearing instruments.
a) Audiometer calibration data sheets shall be kept on file at the licensed hearing instrument dispenser's/audiologist's place of business for four years after the date of calibration.
b) The audiometer calibration data sheet shall include the following:
1) Audiometer identification, consisting of make, model, and serial number;
2) The calibrator's identification, consisting of the company name, the company address, and the name of the individual who conducted the calibration;
3) Audiometer calibration readings for air and bone conduction, speech, rise and decay time, and masking;
4) The calibrator's certification that the audiometer meets or exceeds American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards (see Section 682.105(a)(1)); and
5) Date of calibration.
c) Calibration shall be accomplished by the manufacturer or a person equipped with instruments for calibrating audiometers.
d) Calibration of audiometers shall be in accordance with the standards set by ANSI (see Section 682.105(a)(1)).
e) The licensed hearing instrument dispenser/audiologist shall indicate the make of the audiometer, the model, serial number, and the date of the last ANSI calibration for each audiometer used in hearing instrument dispensing activities on the Audiometer Calibration Form. The Form shall be signed and shall be presented to the Department upon request.
(Source: Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 10312, effective June 17, 2011)