Hearing protection

TRAINING description

This training provides the workers with the necessary knowledge to understand the importance of protecting their hearing, an essential component of occupational health and safety (OHS).

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

-  Notions of anatomy of the hearing mechanism

-  How noise affects our ears (deafness)

-  Non-auditory effects of noise

-  Psychosocial effects of noise

-  The applicable laws and regulations

-  Personal protective equipment:

     -  Types of protection

     -  Their advantages and disadvantages

     -  How to use earplugs

     -  Influences of adjustment on the efficacy of protective equipment

     -  When must hearing protectors be worn?

TARGET AUDIENCE
Employees and managers
TRAINING duration

2h00