Hearing Conservation Overview
29 CFR 1910.95, Occupational Noise Exposure
29 CRF 1910.145, Specifications for accident prevention signs and tags
Identify how noise in the workplace affects hearing and the hazards and warning signs associated with hearing loss
Recognize the noise exposure limits that necessitate hearing protection
Identify the types and benefits of hearing protectors
Recognize how you and your employer can work together to prevent hearing loss
This lesson will help you recognize the impact of noise on your hearing, the warning signs of hearing loss, and the noise exposure limits that necessitate hearing protection. This lesson will also introduce you to the types of hearing protectors, including their benefits and proper use, and address your responsibilities in supporting your employer’s hearing conservation program.