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HCP101 - Hearing Protection - INITIAL

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Mary-Margaret Cavanaugh (profile)

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Course Description


Any class that does not at least 2 people registered by 5 pm the day before the class WILL BE CANCELLED.

Employees may sign up directly, or Supervisors may sign up employees by emailing the employees' usernames to cavanaughmm@appstate.edu.

New or re-assigned/transferred employees whose work will expose them to hazardous levels of noise. All employees who are or will be scheduled for a Baseline hearing test should attend this training. (It does not matter whether you take this course or get your Baseline hearing test first, as long as you do both.)

This course will cover the information described in the Learning Objectives. It is designed to meet OSHA requirements for employees who will around hazardous levels of noise, as laid out in 29 CFR 1910.95, 1926.52, and 1926.101.

About the Course

Learning Community: EHSEM (Env'tl Health, Safety, Emerg Mgt)
Workshop Type: Hearing Conservation Program
Additional Information

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • This course will cover:
  • The effects of noise on hearing and other body systems.
  • The purpose, advantages, and disadvantages of various types of hearing protection.
  • How to select, fit, and care for hearing protection.
  • The purpose of and procedures involved in audiometric testing (hearing tests).


  • Enrollment in the University Hearing Conservation Program (for employees who are exposed to noise above a time-weighted average of 85 dBA).
  • Any employee who has an annual audiometric exam (hearing test) is enrolled in the Hearing Conservation Program.
  • See Additional Information above for how to enroll in the Hearing Conservation Program.
  • ***Pre-registration by 5 pm the night before the class is required. If fewer than 2 people registered by 5 pm the night before class, the class will be cancelled.***

Class Sections and Registration

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  Day Date Time Leader Location Section Enrolled Waitlist
Wed 07/12/17 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Cavanaugh, Mary-Margaret Bus. Affairs Annex Conf. Rm (State Farm Rd) HCP2017-07 0 of 10 0
Wed 09/13/17 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Cavanaugh, Mary-Margaret Bus. Affairs Annex Conf. Rm (State Farm Rd) HCP2017-09 0 of 10 0