Dr Benke

Otomobile – A Mobile Hearing Clinic

Meet your OSHA hearing screening regulations with a minimum of workflow disruptions.  Occupational Noise Exposure is one of the most pervasive occupational health problems. To facilitate your company’s  hearing conservation program, Dr. Ted Benke brings the latest technology literally to your door. In addition, the Otomobile includes FOSHM Safety and Health Software to store and record all data necessary to satisfy OSHA standards.

Capable of testing 12 to 16 persons/hour
(4 individuals at a time every 15 to 20 minutes)

On-site OSHA hearing tests for:

  • Industrial
  • Commercial
  • Small or large companies

Mini-diagnostic clinic is also perfect for:

  • Schools
  • Nursing Homes

Otomobile Services include:

  • Baseline screenings
  • Annual hearing screens
  • Determinations of standard threshold shift
  • Age-corrected calculations
  • Custom hearing protection — best on the market with average attenuation of 38dB.

A highly qualified  CAOHC trained  technician, an audiologist, and an ear, nose and throat (ENT) medical doctor will administer tests and interpret results.

Ted Benke, M.D., a Board Certified Otolaryngologist/ Head and Neck Surgeon (Ear, Nose and Throat physician and surgeon), has over 15 years of experience in occupational hearing programs. For five years, he served in the USAF working with audiologists and flight surgeons in the area of hearing protection. Since opening Benke Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, in Cleburne, Texas, in 2000, Dr. Benke has worked with numerous area companies helping manage their hearing conservation programs.

Audiologist Nancy Lucas, Au.D. and Josh Guerra, H.I.S., have knowledge and experience with occupational hearing testing and noise induced hearing loss, as well as hearing protection devices and earplugs.

Hearing conservation software:

  • Manages your company’s database of employees
  • Performs age corrections
  • Generates employee letters and required reporting

Other services offered:

  • Hearing Protection Devices
  • (Custom Molds/Custom Fit)
  • Hearing Conservation Training

Member Organizations:

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-ANS)
American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA)
Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC)
Texas Academy of Audiology (TAA)