OSHA Safety Pro: Hearing Protection Program

Your guide to preventing hearing loss using OSHA's Occupational Noise Exposure Standards.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 32 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

This course covers the hazards relating to occupational noise exposure. We will cover effective methods in developing an effective hearing protection program. This course teaches how to identify environments which could be harmful to one's hearing and employ countermeasures to protect against it. 

This short, yet effective course is delivered in video format with with the occasional quiz. Screen shots and photos of job sites where occupational noise control plans are implemented are delivered to students in an interactive manner. Students interact with photos of job site occupational noise exposure environments to determine if whether or not engineering controls or protective equipment is required. 

What are the requirements?

  • This safety course is geared towards protecting ones hearing and controlling occupational noise exposure. We will discuss OSHA noise exposure standards 1910.95 and 1926.52.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Protect the important things in life, such as your ability to hear and respond to the world around through a hearing conservation program. Occupational noise exposure effects not just our hearing, but our self confidence as well. Take this course and learn how to protect it.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who has a concern for their hearing. This may include city workers, construction or general industry employees, or anyone who experiences ringing in the ears or is concerned about hearing loss.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: What this course is about.

Acquire perspective as to why protecting our hearing, and other senses, is vital to our survival and the survival and well being of those around us. Gain an understanding of what this course can do and how safety will benefit your career. 

Understand how the world around you communicates with you and how your job-site or place of business 'informs' you about hazards that may exist. 

Be a hero by saving life and limb through hazard recognition and accident prevention. 

Section 2: What this course does for you? ... Its yours to keep and use.

Identify the importance of protecting one's hearing, as well as OSHA's standard on occupational noise exposure... WHAT?! ... I said, identify the importance of protecting ones hearing as well as OSHA's standard on occupational noise exposure.

Understand what decibels are and how they effect our every day lives. 

Section 3: Permanent damage to your hearing.

Identify what conditions will permanently damage hearing and at one point hearing protection should be worn.

Section 4: Good practices.

Impress your management and colleagues by implementing good safety practices that will prevent hearing damage.

Section 5: Noise and Hearing Protection

Display a base of knowledge and professionalism regarding hearing protection, to superiors, and colleagues.


Increase situational awareness by understanding who should be wearing hearing protection and at what levels sound will damage the inner ear. 

Understand the importance of protecting hearing and be a protector of your colleagues' health by mitigating excessive noise exposure.


Be aware of which environments can cause permanent hearing damage and rob you of one of your most valuable 'senses for safety'.

Section 6: Job site inspection. Exposure to noise hazards.

Identify when a work environment is too noisy and damaging to one's hearing. Be a hero by preserving yours' and other's ability to assess dangers in the work place by preserving your abilities to do so, by protecting your ability to hear. 

1 question

Identify at which level the working environment can harm your hearing. 

1 question

Noise level measurements.


Be a successful enabler by using this course not only for your benefit, but the benefit of others around you. 

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Instructor Biography

James Neil, Health & Safety Official

James is a Health & Safety officer who brings almost 20 years of military, government, and private sector health and safety experience to the Udemy community. 

James has conducted several overseas mission trips as well as operational deployments with the military and government.

James has developed multiple company safety programs and implemented dozens of health and safety policies.  James now brings a wealth of safety instruction conducted in the field on job sites, to you here for your convenience. 

No need to travel to a third party location for training. 

Trained and certified at Texas A&M University's Engineering Extension Service in San Antonio Texas, James holds numerous certificates in General and Construction Industry Safety from the OSHA Training Institute. 

James has conducted  missionary work to countries such as Burma, Thailand, Mexico, Belize, and Libya.

Seeing the value of each individual's life, and the families that count on them to come home, James wishes to take his experience and share it for the greater good. 

In addition to Health & Safety James is a veteran of the US Army with almost 20 years of service to the U.S. James is also a tactical firearms and driving instructor, combining his safety instructor and tactical experience in developing course curriculum. 

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