Hearing Conservation & Heat Stress

  • Classroom

The first hour of the training provides participants with a review of the Agency hearing conservation plan.  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