Occupational Noise

$25.00

The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) resource library provides health and safety online courses and certificates for different industries to meet the demand in workplace occupational health and safety for a more skilled, competent, and safe workforce. This Library offers over 80 online courses and was designed to meet the different requirements of provincial and federal government legislation as well as to provide an incremental learning path leading towards three competency-based online certificates.

Description

Noise exposure is a very common hazard at most workplaces. In spite of well-defined requirements to limit workers’ exposure to elevated noise levels, over-exposure to noise and the incidence of occupational noise-induced hearing loss continues to be a concern.

This is a one-hour online course.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the main principles of sound and sound transmission,
  • Explain the health effects associated with excessive noise exposure,
  • Identify noise hazards in the workplace,
  • Discuss strategies for hearing loss prevention,
  • Describe the methods of assessing noise hazards, and
  • Explain noise control techniques and selection.