HEARING CONSERVATION TRAINING

OSHA HEARING CONSERVATION

 

COURSE OVERVIEW:

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that the employer shall train each employee who is exposed to noise at or above an 8-hour time weighted average of 85 decibels in accordance with the requirements of this section. The employer shall institute a training program and ensure employee participation in the program.

 

Course Length: 2hrs | CFR Reference: 1910.95(K) | Course Required By: CAL/OSHA

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the role of 1910.95(k) of Hearing Conservation in the workplace

  • Identify parts of the body most vulnerable to hearing loss

  • The necessity of PPE for hearing protection

  • Proper hearing protection to be worn when work is being performed

  • How to properly fit and wear of hearing protection

  • The proper care, maintenance and useful life of hearing protection equipment

 

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Hearing Hazards overview

  • OSHA Requirements and Overview

  • Noise and hearing

  • Sound measurements

  • Hearing loss

  • Reasons for hearing loss

  • Types of hearing loss

  • Signs of hearing loss

  • Ultrasound

  • Hearing loss prevention

  • Occupational Noise Exposure standard

  • Engineering and Administrative Controls

  • Personal Protective Equipment (Related To Hearing Protection)

  • Hearing conservation program requirements

  • Monitoring and hearing tests

  • Hearing protectors, training, and record-keeping

  • Controls and Personal Protective Equipment

  • Hearing protection

 

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

 

COMPLETION:
Upon completion of Hearing Conservation training, students will be able to identify hazards associated withhearing equipment. Students will receive class room demonstrations and receive Hearing Conservation Guideand are required to pass a test. Upon successfully completing this course students will receive a certificate ofcompletion and wallet card.

 

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