Noise Hazards in the Construction Industry
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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, selection and use of hearing protection, conducting
sound level surveys, and worker training. Classroom demonstrations
of noise instrumentation and hearing protection devices are featured.
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.