OSHA 7400, OSX 969 - Noise Hazards in the Construction Industry

Course Description:

This course covers the evaluation and reduction of noise hazards in the construction industry. Course topics include OSHA Construction Noise Standards, properties of sound, noise-induced hearing loss, noise exposure control, use of hearing protection, and conducting sound level surveys.

The target audience is the construction employer or representative designated with the responsibility to develop a construction noise program. Upon course completion students will understand the properties of sound and its relationship to noise-induced hearing loss, hearing protection usage, how to conduct sound level surveys and the requirements for training workers.

Targeted Audience:

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe the properties of sound
  2. Discuss noise-induced hearing loss
  3. Explain OSHA’s construction industry noise standards
  4. Demonstrate how to conduct sound level surveys
  5. Describe methods of controlling noise exposure at construction sites.

CEUs: 0.7
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 1 day
Cost: $225
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad.

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