SAFE010 - Noise and Hearing Conservation
This course describes sound hazards and how to measure sound for proper safety levels.
Noise, or unwanted sound, is one of the most common health problems in American workplaces. This course describes sound hazards and how to measure sound for proper safety levels. Learning objectives: 1.Define sound; 2. Explain the function of the ear; 3. Explain the affects of excessive exposure to noise; 4. Explain how ultrasonics can affect hearing; 5. Identify the requirements outlined in OSHA's Occupational Noise Exposure standard; 6. Explain how a sound level meter is used to screen for noise exposure; 7. Explain the purpose of audiometric testing; 8. Explain OSHA's basic requirement for hearing protection devices; 9.Explain the purpose of OSHA's hearing record keeping regulation. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: 1.0 Category II CPE credit by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.