This course is especially developed for health and safety personnel who have occupational hearing conservation responsibilities for multinational companies with operations in China. It is a unique blend of theory, regulation (for both US and China), best practices, management, with practical “ears-on” experiences relevant to all aspects of hearing conservation programs (HCPs). The content of this course is approved by the US Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation and is taught by a CAOHC Certified Course Director. Successful completion of the course will allow participants to be eligible for CAOHC certification as an Occupational Hearing Conservationist (OHC). All participants will have ample opportunity to practice fitting hearing protection and conduct hearing testing using audiometry equipment with one-on-one instruction from the faculty. You will learn to perform pure tone air conduction hearing tests and other associated duties of the OHC as a member of the occupational HCP team. Course materials and instruction are in English.
Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety - Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 2.0 CEUs.
Nurses - This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 24 (50 minute) contact hours.
Safety Professionals - This course is designed to meet the criteria for Continuance of Certification (COC) as specified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).
As a result of this learning activity, you will be able to:
· Demonstrate proficiency in pure tone hearing threshold testing techniques on manual and microprocessor audiometers
· Describe basic ear anatomy/physiology as well as how to perform an otoscopic exam
· List parameters of sound as they relate to hearing testing
· List various aspects of industrial hearing conservation programs, employee education, and US federal regulations
· Review updated information regarding current instrumentation and products
This course is scheduled for March 26 - 28,2019 from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM with 30 minute lunch breaks.
Location of the course:
3M Learning Center, 4th Floor, 3M Cao He Jing (CHJ) Plant
4/F, Building #17, 481 Gui Ping Road, Shanghai
Hotel near plant:
No. 509 Cao Bao Road, Xu Hui District, Shanghai
A full refund is available if cancellation is made 14 days in advance of the class. No refund will be issued less that 14 days in advance of the class.