Noise Loss Prevention Program Training
This is a basic training session on noise hazards in the workplace and the University's Hearing Loss Prevention Program. Participants will gain an understanding of the following topics:
- Definition of noise
- Health effects of exposures to hazardous noise levels
- Regulatory requirements under O. Reg. 381/15
- Noise hazard assessments
- Noise controls
- Use, care and fitting of hearing protection devices
- Audiometric testing; and
- Roles and responsibilities under the University's Noise Control and Hearing Conservation Program
The course also includes hands-on training on proper fitting of foam ear plugs.
Target Audience: Employees who work in noise hazard areas and are required to wear hearing protection devices.