Personal Protective Equipment: Hearing Protection
Noise, often at excessive levels, is a constant presence in industrial jobs. In order to prevent hearing loss, workers in industrial settings need to be well-versed in the types of hearing protection and the limitations of each type. How to inspect, use, and properly combine different types of hearing protection in order to best protect and preserve auditory function are all crucial skills taught in this module.
The types of equipment covered in this course include head protection, face and eye protection, hearing protection, and foot protection. Also included are hand, respiratory, and fall protection, as well as other personal protective equipment that is less common in the oil and gas production workplace.