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OSHA Hearing Conservation & Protection

Online Training & Certification Course
29 CFR 1910.95

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that about 10 million workers nationwide incur permanent hearing loss, while nearly 30 million of us are exposed to dangerous levels in our day to day occupations. OSHA compliance requires that all workers exposed to 8-hour time-weighted average (TWA) noise levels of 85 decibels (dBs) or above receive hearing conservation training annually.

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Governing regulations.
This online course satisfies the annual training requirements for OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.95 Occupational noise exposure (Hearing Protection and Conservation).

Who must take this course?
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.95(k) states: The employer shall train each employee who is exposed to noise at or above an 8-hour time weighted average of 85 decibels in accordance with the requirements of this section. The employer shall institute a training program and ensure employee participation in the program.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 1 ½ hours to complete this online Hearing Protection and Conservation (Occupational noise exposure) course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a OSHA Hearing Protection & Conservation training printable certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.

Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

Click to Learn More Course format.

Our online OSHA Hearing Protection training course consists of content, graphics, audio, non-scored quiz questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More Course synopsis.

This hearing conservation training program covers OSHA Hearing Protection standards, focusing on General Industry 29 CFR 1910.95. This course is targeted to employees who are exposed to excessive noise in the workplace. No prerequisite knowledge is required.

Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • About this course
  • Hazards overview
  • OSHA overview
  • Noise and hearing
  • Sound measurements
  • Hearing loss
  • Reasons for hearing loss
  • Types of hearing loss
  • Signs of hearing loss
  • Ultrasound
  • Hearing loss prevention
  • Occupational Noise Exposure standard
  • Engineering and Administrative Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hearing conservation program requirements
  • Monitoring and hearing tests
  • Hearing tests
  • Hearing protectors, training, and record-keeping
  • Controls and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hearing protection
Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.95(k)(2) states:

The training program shall be repeated annually for each employee included in the hearing conservation program.
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