Personal Protective Equipment: 06. Hearing Protection
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Personal Protective Equipment: 06. Hearing Protection

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Updated Jun 17, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Learn that thousands of workers every year suffer from preventable but irreversible hearing loss due to high levels of noise in the workplace.
  • Identify the effects of noise exposure and how to reduce that through the use of noise controls and hearing protection.
Course Description

Excessive, loud noise is a common problem in many workplaces. Thousands of workers every year suffer from preventable but irreversible hearing loss due to high levels of noise in the workplace. Since occupational hearing loss can be a gradual process, it’s often less noticeable than other types of workplace injuries. In this course, we’ll talk about the effects of noise exposure and how to reduce that through the use of noise controls and hearing protection.