Hearing Conservation - Refresher Training

  • E-Learning

The number of people with hearing loss is more than those living with Parkinson's, epilepsy, Alzheimer's, and diabetes combined.  Although some hearing loss is age related, thirty million US workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels.

This refresher training focuses on noise induced hearing loss and prevention of hearing loss in compliance with Cal-OSHA Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 5097 and 5098. This training is required annually for employees who are covered by an agency's hearing conservation program.

 

Topics Covered

  • How the Ear Works
  • Causes of Hearing Loss
  • How Sound Is Measured
  • Types of Hearing Protection and Their Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Requirements for Audiometric Testing
  • Other Supervisory Responsibilities

Duration:

0.78 hours

Code/regulation:

Title 8, Section 5097 And 5098

Frequency:

Annually

Who Should Attend:

Anyone In The Hearing Conservation Program