Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Hearing Conservation & Protection Training


Continuous hearing of noise beyond safe limit can cause permanent hear loss. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), millions of workers worldwide incur permanent hearing loss due to long time exposure to noise at their workplaces.

This online course deals with the OSHA regulations and standards for companies to follow procedures to prevent hearing loss of workers. According to OSHA compliance, workers who are exposed to 8-hour time-weighted average (TWA) noise levels of 85 decibels (dBs) or above must undergo hearing conservation training annually.

Governing regulations

This online safety course follows the annual safety requirements as proposed by OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.95 workplace noise exposure (Hearing Protection and Conservation).

Course Overview

Our online safety training covers OSHA Hearing Protection standards and focuses on General Industry 29 CFR 1910.95. Though this course, participants are explained about the standard and risky noise level, impacts of prolonged exposure to high noise levels, compliance procedures and preventive measures. To do this course, no prerequisite qualification or knowledge is mandatory.

Who Must Take this Course?

According to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.95(k) regulations, employers must provide training to their workers who are exposed to noise level more than 8 hours a day and above 85 decibels limit. These people must get systematic training on yearly basis to prevent hear loss and other related health problems. It is mandatory for employers to arrange annual training program and ensure workers’ participation.

Course Format

Our DOT Hazmat Transportation General Awareness, Security Awareness & Function Specific training course has been arranged with excellent content made by safety experts who also included interesting case studies, graphical and audio clippings and self-test questions to make students do well in their final exam.

All successful candidates will be given completion certificate along with a wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each student will get 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) after completing this e-learning course.

Topics Covered

  • About this course
  • Hazards overview
  • OSHA overview
  • Noise and hearing
  • Sound measurements
  • Hearing loss
  • Reasons for hearing loss
  • Types of hearing loss
  • Signs of hearing loss
  • Ultrasound
  • Hearing loss prevention
  • Occupational Noise Exposure standard
  • Engineering and Administrative Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hearing conservation program requirements
  • Monitoring and hearing tests
  • Hearing tests
  • Hearing protectors, training, and record-keeping
  • Controls and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hearing protection