Yale University

 
Noise and Hearing Conservation
Description
 This training is required annually for employees who are exposed to high noise levels on the job and are a part of Yale's Noise and Hearing Conservation Program. The training covers the following information: OSHA's Noise Standard and Yale University's Noise and Hearing Conservation Program; an overview of the hazards associated with escessive noise exposure; the purpose, characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages of various hearing protectors; the selection, fitting and care of protectors; and audiometric testing.
Objective Audience
 
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  • To provide information on the hazards of noise and how to effectively protect against noise-induced hearing loss. This training meets the requirements under OHSA's Noise Standard.
     
  • Workers who have been identified as being exposed to elevated noise levels through sound level measurements and noise dosimetry. These workers are also encouraged to receive a baseline and annual audiometric testing through Yale's Employee Heatlh Office.
    Approval Required None
    Delivery Type Instructor Led
    Fee None
     
       

    A class is not scheduled at this time. Please send us an email, and we will notify you as soon as a class has been scheduled.

    Environmental Health & Safety
    135 College Street, 1st Floor
    New Haven CT 06510 - 2411
    (203) 785-3211(Phone)
    (203) 785-7588(Fax)
    safetytraining@yale.edu
    http://www.yale.edu/ehs/

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