Noise Hazards in the Construction Industry
This course covers the evaluation and reduction of noise hazards in the construction industry. Course topics include OSHA Construction Noise Standards, properties of sound, noise-induced hearing loss, noise exposure control, selection and use of hearing protection, conducting sound level surveys, and worker training. Classroom demonstrations of noise instrumentation and hearing protection devices are featured. The target audience is the construction employer or representative designated with the responsibility to develop a construction noise program. Upon course completion students will understand the properties of sound and its relationship to noise-induced hearing loss, hearing protection usage, how to conduct sound level surveys and the requirements for training workers. Minimum student contact hours: 5.5
- There are no prerequisites for this course.
- Registration includes handouts and light refreshments.
- For further information or questions, please call 405-744-5639.
- Bringing your laptop computer is suggested but not required.
Registrations may be canceled five (5) business days prior to the start of the course and receive a full refund. Within 5 days prior to the start of the course, registrants that cancel will be responsible for 25% of the course fee. Registrants that have paid and cancel without proper notification will receive a 75% refund. The registrants who fail to attend the course without any prior notification will be responsible for the full course fee. Substitutions may be made at anytime without penalty prior to the course starting date. In the event that OSU has to cancel a course, OSU will not be responsible for any cancellation charges assessed by airlines, travel agencies, hotels, etc...