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Global Safety Principles: Hearing Conservation

Global Safety Principles: Hearing Conservation


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
This training course will provide information to help you prevent noise-induced hearing loss. It will also explain the purpose and components of a hearing conservation program including the proper fitting, use, and care of hearing protectors. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to describe the effects of noise on hearing; discuss the components of a hearing conservation program – noise monitoring, hearing tests, training, and hearing protection; and specify the proper selection, fitting, use, and care of hearing protectors. This course was edited and updated by New Level Safety Limited a professional services company specialising in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
All personnel subject to the hearing conservation program

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Global Safety Principles: Hearing Conservation

  • identify the effects of noise on hearing
  • identify key components of a hearing conservation program
  • identify the advantages and disadvantages of earplugs
  • identify the advantages and disadvantages of canal caps
  • identify the precautions to take when using various types of hearing protection
  • Course Number:
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