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33rd Annual Occupational Safety and Health Summer Institute Offers CAOHC Course


One of the many courses offered at the Summer Institute in Norfolk, VA is the CAOHC Initial and Refresher Training

Norfolk, VA, June 27, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Initial course: This course is approved by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) and is designed to help participants perform valid audiograms and develop hearing conservation programs according to OSHA 29 CRF 1910.95. Students who complete this 2 1/2 day course will be eligible to apply to CAOHC for certification as an occupational hearing conservationist. The CAOHC application fee is included in the registration fee and will be forwarded to CAOHC upon successful completion of the course.

Course Faculty:
George R. Cook, AuD, CCCA, Workplace Integra, Greensboro, NC
Content:
Anatomy and physiology of the ear; Federal and state regulations relating to noise exposure; Audiometric testing techniques; Employee education, hearing protection, audiogram review, and follow-up; Recordkeeping.
Meeting Times:
Course begins Monday, July 26 at 8:00 am and ends Wednesday, July 28
at 11:00 am.
Credit:
3.0 ABIH (Category 4)
1.85 CEUs
Tuition for the Initial course is $525/$575 after July 12.

Refresher course: This one-day course is designed to satisfy the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) requirements for recertification. The certified occupational hearing conservationist must complete an eight-hour refresher course within five years of the initial 20-hour course or previous eight-hour refresher course in order to be eligible for recertification.

Course Faculty:
George R. Cook, AuD, CCCA, Workplace Integra, Greensboro, NC
Content:
Federal and state regulations, including hearing conservation programs and worker's compensation; Review of audiometric techniques; Audiogram review, referral, and employee follow-up; Recordkeeping; Role of the occupational hearing conservationist.
Meeting Times:
Course begins Tuesday, July 27 at 8:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm.
Credit:
1 ABIH (Category 4)
0.8 CEUs
Tuition for this Refresher course is $300/$350 after July 12.

To register online, go to the https://osherc.sph.unc.edu/forms/summer10reg.htm

You may also submit your registration via osherc@unc.edu; please be sure to include the course title and date.

For further information on this course, contact the NC ERC office at osherc@unc.edu, or call us at 919-962-2101, toll free at 888-235-3320

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Workplace INTEGRA, Inc.
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