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Hearing Conservation

This module provides the learner with a review of the knowledge and skills required to enable them to identify hazardous noise, and to describe the methods employed to reduce noise levels and noise related hearing loss

This module can be used for both refresher training and initial training for personnel who are provided with hearing protection personal protective equipment.

There are no pre-requisite competencies for this unit.
3 Yearly as defined in the VESI Skills and Training Guideline
Summary of Content
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004
  • Noise Regulations 2007
  • Types of noise
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Noise control
  • Effects of noise exposure
  • Hearing Protectors
  • Audiometric testing