May 18-20, 2022
Fall course Oct
June 10, 2022
- 3-DAY COURSE OUTLINE –
ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY and PATHOLOGY of the EAR
PHYSICS OF SOUND
Terminology, sound level surveys.
INTRODUCTION to HEARING CONSERVATION
NOISE and ITS EFFECTS
Auditory and non-auditory effects of noise.
Temporary threshold shift, permanent threshold shift, and acoustic trauma.
Hearing protection options and usage.
CSA and NRR rating systems.
Developing a hearing protection program.
Insert Earphones Training Requirements.
An Examination of Alberta regulation and a review of Saskatchewan and Manitoba regulations.
The audiometer and audiometric test technique.
Pure tone air-conduction test practicum.
Categorization of audiometric data.
Reporting the findings to management and Occupational Health and Safety.
POST-TEST COUNSELLING TECHNIQUES
This is a 3-day course designed to meet the requirements for performing industrial hearing testing and management of a hearing conservation program.
A written and a practical examination will be given at the end of the course.
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