Every year, approximately 30 million people in the U.S. are exposed to hazardous noise on the job. Damage to your hearing caused by hazardous noise exposure is PERMANENT. The good news is that noise-induced hearing loss is fully preventable. This course will introduce the requirements of your employer’s hearing conservation program and will describe how you and your employer can work together to prevent hearing loss.
The effects of noise on hearing The major components of the hearing conservation program Advantages and disadvantages of various types of hearing protectors The use and care of hearing protection The purpose of audiometric testing and an explanation of the testing procedures
Construction, OSHA Essentials