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Noise & Hearing Conservation (US) Training

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Duration
45 minutes
Category
Health & Safety, Personal Safety
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£37.50 exc. local taxes
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Further Information - Noise & Hearing Conservation (US) Training

Description

Who is this course for?

This Noise & Hearing Conservation (US) Training Course is suitable for personnel requiring an awareness or understanding of US best practice for protecting hearing from noise hazards.

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course.

How will this course benefit me?

This course aims to ensure that relevant personnel in the US have a common and consistent understanding of noise hazards and their effects on you.

How will this course benefit my company?

By ensuring you have a common and consistent approach to company and industry best practice in relation to US specific ways to protect from noise hazards.

What standards are referred to in this course?

This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written according to industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

• Describe noise-induced hearing loss, and identify the early warning signs and symptoms to look for

• Explain the workings of the human ear, how noise exposure causes damage, and the effects of such damage

• Explain the responsibilities and duties of employers and individual personnel under current legislation

• Explain how noise is measured and identify permissible workplace exposure levels

• Explain the risk assessment requirements

• Identify the control measures that should be taken to reduce exposure to noise

• Explain the requirements for hearing protection; how to use the different methods of hearing protection and the importance of maintaining hearing protection; advantages, disadvantages and attenuation of various types of hearing protection; instructions on selection, fitting, use and care of hearing protection; and the purpose of audiometric testing and an explanation of the test procedures

• Explain the importance of health surveillance

Assessment

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones

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