Richmond, VA, February 21, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The 8-hour course is required every 5 years by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) for Occupational Hearing Conservationist to maintain hearing testing certification. The 8-hour refresher certification training is approved and instructors are certified by CAOHC. It is designed to provide updated information and answer questions that may have arisen over the past 5 years.
Courses are approved and instructors are certified by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC). The 20-hour initial certification training is referenced in both OSHA and MSHA noise standards. It is designed to train personnel conducting hearing testing; implementing or supervising hearing conservation programs
Topics in both classes include:
Review of anatomy, physiology and diseases of the ear
Hearing testing using manual and automatic audiometers
Calibration of audiometer and requirements for test booths
Record keeping and OSHA 300 logging
Standard Threshold Shift (STS) identification and follow-up
Medical referral in hearing conservation program.
OSHA occupational noise standard
Review of sound measurement and noise exposure
Hearing protection attenuation, fitting, dispensing and monitoring
Hearing conservation educational programs
Practice audiometers and sample hearing protectors for fitting exercises are dispensed and made available to course participants. A course manual with reference and working materials including many useful forms is provided.
Recertification course which is held on the second day, in conjunction with the Certification course attendees, is on March 18, 2010:
1 Day (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Course price: $325.00
Course Length, Time, Cost.
Certification course: Held March 17-19, 2010
3 Days: Days 1 and 2 (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Day 3 (8:00 am to 12:00 Noon) Course price: $525.00
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You can register on-line and pay by credit card at (www.workplaceintegra.com) or call 888 WPI 0001 with questions or to register.