Hearing Loss Prevention

Hearing Loss Prevention

The course reviews the basics of hearing loss prevention, the definition of noise as well as common examples, various controls to eliminate noise, personal protective equipment (PPE) related to noise attenuation, and OSHA standards for hearing loss prevention.

  1. Full Course - 11 minutes
    This version is designed for all school staff.
  2. Full Course (en Espanol) - 15 minutes
    This version is designed for all native spanish-speaking employees.
Course Authors
James Vaughan
James Vaughan is president of Today's Resources, Inc., a full-service safety and health consulting firm. He has more than 30 years of direct OSHA compliance and loss-control experience and holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Eastern Kentucky University.


Karl Sommer III
Karl Sommer III has more than 14 years of safety experience, including acting as executive director of the Columbus (OH) Chamber of Commerce Safety Council and the National Safety Council Central Ohio Chapter. His responsibilities included the coordination/presentation of numerous training courses and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce Workers' Compensation group rating program. Karl holds an MS in Safety and Health Management from West Virginia University.


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