Hearing Conservation (Construction)


There is an estimated 33 million people in the U.S. with hearing loss enough to affect their daily activities. Occupational-related noise exposure accounts for 11 million cases of hearing loss. Another 36 to 37 million people suffer from tinnitus, which is a chronic ringing in the ears. Hearing problems can make you feel embarrassed, upset and lonely. This program focuses on how to protect our hearing in a work environment.

Topics included in this safety video are: how we hear, how to know if you have a hearing loss, causes of hearing loss, types of hearing losses, work-related hearing loss, a hearing conservation program which consists of noise monitoring, hearing protection, hearing tests and training, earplugs (expandable foam and pre-molded), earmuffs, canal caps, miscellaneous devices, audiometric testing, employee training, recordkeeping, devices or treatments including hearing aids, assistive/adaptive devices, prevention including protecting your ears in the workplace, have your hearing tested, and avoiding recreational risks.

Course Outline

  • How We Hear
  • Work-Related Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Conservation Program
  • Earplugs - Expandable Foam and Pre-Molded
  • Earmuffs
  • Canal Caps
  • Employee Training

Runtime: 20 Min.

WITH PURCHASE OF ANY ENGLISH DVD YOU WILL RECEIVE A FREE WRITTEN MATERIAL CD-Rom. The CD-ROM of written materials may include: Leaders Guides, Questions and Answers, Manuals, and Power Points. Contents vary depending on program.

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