OSHA's hearing conservation program is designed to protect workers with significant occupational noise exposures from hearing impairment even if they are subject to such noise exposures over their entire working lifetimes.

This course summarizes the required components of OSHA's hearing conservation program for general industry. It covers monitoring, audiometric testing, hearing protectors, training, and recordkeeping requirements.

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Modules: 9
Hours: 6
Sectors: General Industry


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  • Key Topics

    • Introduction to Sound and Noise
    • Fundamentals of Hearing
    • Evaluating Exposures
    • Walk Around Survey
    • Hazard Elimination or Reduction
    • Hearing Conservation Programs
    • Hearing Protection Devices (HPDs)
    • Required Monitoring
    • Audiometric Testing
    • Standard Threshold Shift
    • Required Training
    • Recordkeeping
  • Target Audience

    • Supervisor
    • Manager