Occupational Noise Exposure
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 Construction 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.
- 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
This course was created by the instructional design staff of 360training in connection with field professionals whose many years of experience in adult educational theory and distance learning technology make the process of certification, compliance and training as convenient, engaging and cost-effective as possible.
- Introduction to Occupational Noise
- What is Noise?
- Caring for Hearing Protection Devices
- Training and Records
The final exam is composed of 10 questions that must be mastered by 70% to receive your certificate of completion.