Hearing Conservation & Heat Stress

  • Classroom

The first hour of the training provides participants with a review of the Agency hearing conservation plan, which includes sources of noise in the specific work environment, causes of hearing loss, physical dynamics of sound energy, posting requirements, audiometric testing, use and care of provided PPE, and engineering administrative controls. The second hour offers a review of the types of hazards of heat stress, signs, and symptoms of overexposure, first aid, control methods, and prevention of heat stress injuries.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. 

Topics Covered

  • Sources of Noise in the Specific Work Environment
  • Causes of Hearing Loss
  • The Physical Dynamics of Sound Energy
  • Posting Requirements
  • Audiometric Testing
  • Use and Care of Provided PPE and Engineering Administrative Controls
  • Types Hazards of Heat Stress
  • Signs and Symptoms of Overexposure
  • Administration of First Aid
  • Control Methods and Prevention of Heat Stress Injuries
     

Duration:

2 hours

Code/regulation:

CalOSHA Title 8, Sections 3395, 5098, 5097 And 5099

Frequency:

As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Employees Who Work In Environments That Have Noise Levels Above 85 Decibels And Employees Who Work In Temperatures Above 85 Degrees