This is a classroom-based three-hour SCS-certified course in hearing conservation training. It is available from SCS when requested to suit your schedule, with a minimum of 5 student enrollments required.
SCS provides comprehensive training for your Alberta staff to satisfy their general hearing conservation knowledge requirements. This course educates your workers on regulatory requirements including OEL, individual responsibilities, noise sources and hazards, PPE, and more. As part of the training, students will learn the proper use of earplugs.
This hearing conservation training is meant for any Alberta worker. Participants will be educated to the standard of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code.
The course topics include the following:
- Regulatory requirements
- Occupational exposure limits
- Effects of noise on hearing
- Training in use of PPE
- Audiometric testing
- Individual responsibilities and non-occupational exposures
It also includes reinforcement on the importance of going back to work and reviewing the company’s policy on eliminating noise hazards and working on identifying noise sources in the workplace.
As part of the training, SCS will train students on the proper use of earplugs. Improper use can result in little or no protection, so as per CSA Standard Z94.2-02, we include individual training for optimum fit.
Prerequisites and PPE
You don’t need to complete any other courses or have any prior experience to enroll in this course. You also don’t need to bring along any personal protective equipment (PPE).
Note: All courses require you to have government-issued photo ID.