Occupational Noise Exposure (1 hr) Online
Occupational noise exposure is one major factor for hearing loss in adult workers. According to OSHA, twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work. It is important to understand how to protect hearing from workers exposed to elevated noise levels. OSHA standards for General Industry are covered here in this one-hour crash course. Through a series of interactive slides and mini quizzes, students will learn the fundamentals of the standards and how it affects them at work. Exposure to noise, engineering controls, and administrative controls are addressed step by step.
This course is designed for employees to learn the requirements of 1910.95; OSHA’s Occupational Noise standard. During the course, the basics of occupational noise is explained in a way that is easy to comprehend and apply. Through a series of interactive slides, learners will understand:
- Warning signs for dangerous noise levels at the workplace
- How does the ear function
- How noise affects the ears
- How loud is too loud
- How hazardous noise levels can be reduced in the workplace
In this one-hour course, noise exposure is covered through a series of four topics:
- Introduction to Occupational Noise
- What is Noise?
- Caring for Hearing Protection Devices
- Training and Records
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