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Noise & Hearing Loss Prevention

Assessment type

Training only (attendance)

Minimum duration

35 Minutes

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This training course aims to give trainees knowledge and understanding in noise and hearing loss prevention and allows trainees to view realistic scenes and be tested on their knowledge retention. Noise in the workplace accounts for the vast majority of noise induced hearing loss in the community. Hearing loss usually occurs gradually, over years, and it’s mostly painless, so by the time the damage is done, it is too late. While there is no cure for hearing loss, it can be prevented by proactively managing exposure to hazardous noise levels.


  • Understanding How Sound Works
  • Hearing Loss and Health Effect
  • Hazardous Noise
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
  • Reducing Noise
  • Personal Hearing Protection
  • Proper Use of PPE
  • Audiometric Testing

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