Hearing Conservation: Noise Under Control
Noise is all around us; at work, at home, and in the car. With all of the noise that is associated with the machinery and technology we surround ourselves with everyday, it is critical to be alert to hazardous noise.
Many times hearing loss happens gradually and by the time we realize it, it's too late to turn back the clock. That's the case for a couple of the characters in Hearing Conservation: Noise Under Control. During this program your employees will see how their choices today can have an everlasting effect on their future. This program will also help your employees learn to recognize high noise hazards, identify actions to take for preventing hearing loss and understand the importance of wearing proper hearing protection.
How The Ear Works
- Three main parts of the ear
- How long-term exposure to excessive noise can cause hearing loss
- Benefits of an occupational hearing loss prevention program
- Definition of temporary threshold shift
- Warning signs of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)
- Proactive safety measures and benefits of audiometric testing
- Importance of engineering and administrative controls
- Hierarchy of control
- Use and maintenance of hearing protectors
- Conserving hearing at home as well as on the job