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Introduction to Noise and Hearing Conservation
1. Recognizing noise hazards and understanding the basic physics of sound
2. Health effects of noise and the mechanics of hearing and hearing loss
3. Part 16 of the Code – what is says, what it means, and the changes that are coming after March 31, 2023
4. Assessing noise hazards including noise assessment devices and procedures
o Knowing when you need to do an assessment.
o Knowing how to do it properly including noise mapping and noise dosimetry.
5. Controlling noise hazards and the proper selection, use, and care of hearing protective devices (HPDs).
• Fit testing of HPDs
6. Hearing Conservation - know what an effective noise and hearing conservation program (NHCP) looks like
7. Measuring hearing loss and how audiometric testing is completed.
8. Employee education and training to ensure success in managing the risk of noise exposure.
9. Employers’ actions to take to ensure compliance with the updates to Part 16 of the Code

Mar 28, 2023 10:30 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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