This course satisfies annual training required for OSHA 29 CRF 1910.95 which requires employers to:
- monitor noise levels
- provide hearing protective devices
- provide employee training on a regular basis
- keep clear and adequate records of testing and training
Certification for OSHA 29 CRF 1910.95 & identifying the required components of the OSHA Hearing Conservation Program (HCP)
Who Needs this Training?
Per OSHA 29 CRF 1910.95(k): Employers are required to implement a Hearing Conservation Program (HCP) where workers are exposed to a time weighted average (TWA) noise level of 85 decibels or higher over an 8 hour period.
Dangers of Remaining Uncertified
Exposure to high levels of noise causes hearing loss and may cause other harmful health effects as well.
- 30 Million workers are exposed to harmful levels of noise each year, 10 -Million have permanent, irreversible hearing loss
- 44% of carpenters and 48% of plumbers have perceived hearing loss
- 49% of male, metal and non-metal miners by age 50 have hearing loss vs. 9% of the general population
- 70% of metal and non-metal miners will have hearing impairment by age 60 (NIOSH)
- 90% of coal miners have hearing loss by age 52
By the end of this course we will have covered the following topics:
Topic 1: Intro to Hearing Conservation – 05:17
Topic 2: Noise Level Evaluation – 06:09
Topic 3: Audiometric Testing – 05:27
Topic 4: Hearing Protection – 04:27
Topic 5: Recordkeeping – 03:45
Topic 6: Training – 02:27
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes and Final Knowledge Check
A minimum of 30 minutes is required to complete this course.
OSHA 29 CRF 1910.95(k)(2) states: Training program shall be repeated annually for each employee included in the hearing conservation program.
Certificate of Completion
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.