Do your own health and safety training with the

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Kit (NOISETRAC)

Management of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Saiosh CPD Accredited Legal Compliance Training

Noise-Induced Hearing Losssaiosh

 NOISE-INDUCED HEARING LOSS TRAINER'S KIT CONTENT

★ © Facilitator Guide (.docx)
★ © Learner Guide (.docx)
★ © Facilitator Visuals (.pptx)

★ Right to Reproduce Learner Guides
★ Course Material & Forms (.docx)
★ Certificate Template Merge (.docx & .xlsx)
User Orientation

 NOISE-INDUCED HEARING LOSS ACCREDITATION / ALIGNMENT

Saiosh CPD Accreditation Certificate - OCCUPATIONAL NOISE SAFETY
Duration: 4 - 6 hours

UNIT STANDARD ALIGNMENT

Title: Describe sources of and control measures for noise in a work place
Unit Standard: 259602
Credits: 2
NQF Level: 1

 NOISE-INDUCED HEARING LOSS COURSE CONTENT

 

Part 1 - Overview of Sound, Noise and The Human Ear
Part 2 - Legal Requirements
Part 3 - Employer to Inform, Instruct & Train
Part 4 - Noise-Induced Hearing Loss - An Occupational Disease
Part 5 - Workplace Hazard Identification
Part 6 - Personal Medical Surveillance
Part 7 - Protective Control Measures
Part 8 - Hearing Protective Equipment [HPE]

 

Must be customized to suit your organisation's Assessed Risk Profile

[Train the Risk Assessors with the HIRA Trainer's Kit]

 

Part 1 - Overview of Sound, Noise and The Human Ear

 

★ Terminology

★ Do you have a noise problem?

★ Learner Activity

★ Overview of Sound

★ Sound Pressure

★ Overview of Equivalent Continuous Sound

★ Equivalent Continuous Sound

★ 4 Types of Sound

★ Overview of Noise

★ Overview of The Human Ear

 

Part 2 - Legal Requirements

 

★ Terms, Definitions and References

★ Occupational Health and Safety Act (85 of 1993) as amended

★ Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Regulations

★ Environmental Regulations 7 Replaced

★ Reg. 1 Definitions

★ Reg. 3. Exposure to Noise

★ Noise-Rating Limit 85 DBA

★ [Train the H&S / SHE Committee with the Occupational Health and Safety Act Trainer's Kit] and the Health and Safety Supervisory Trainer's Kit

 

Part 3 - Employer to Inform, Instruct & Train

 

★ Reg. 4. Information and Training

★ Reg. 5. Duties of Persons who may be exposed to Noise

★ [Train the employees with the Health and Safety Induction Trainer's Kit]

 

Part 4 - Noise-Induced Hearing Loss - An Occupational Disease

 

★ Compensation of Occupational Diseases Act

★ Continuous Exposure to Noise can affect your Health, Safety & Productivity

★ Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)

★ Deafness as a Result of Toxins - Non-Auditory Effects

★ Learner Activity

★ Other Non-Auditory Effects of NIHL

 

Part 5 - Workplace Hazard Identification

 

★ Sources of Noise

★ Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

★ You don’t have to be an expert to identify a noise problem

★ Barriers to implementing Noise Control

★ Reg. 6. Assessment of Noise Exposure

★ Workplace Audits - Noise can be measured

★ Reg. 7. Noise Monitoring

★ Measuring Sound

★ Sound Level Meter

★ Noise Dosimeter

★ [Train the Risk Assessors with the HIRA Trainer's Kit]

 

Part 6 - Personal Medical Surveillance

 

★ Reg. 8. Medical Surveillance

★ Audiometry - Testing for Hearing Loss

★ Baseline / Periodic Audiogram

★ Frequency of Audiometric Testing

★ Records of Audiogram

★ New Employees

★ Hearing Deterioration

 

Part 7 - Protective Control Measures

 

★ Noise Zones

★ Reg. 9. Noise Zone

★ Protective Measures

★ Reg. 10. Control of Noise Exposure

★ Learner Activity

★ Additional Measures to Control of Noise

★ Reg. 11. Keeping Records

★ Reg. 13. Maintenance of Control Measures

 

Part 8 - Hearing Protective Equipment [HPE]

 

★ Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]

★ Reg. 12. Hearing Protective Equipment [HPE]

★ Selecting Hearing Protectors

★ Common Types of HPE

★ HPE Advantages and Disadvantages

★ Use, Storage and Hygiene of PPE

★ Fitting a Foam Ear-Plug

★ Disease and Infection Control

 

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