The course provides instruction in ear anatomy and physiology, the physics of sound, otoscopy, audiometric testing and evaluation (theory and practice), and employee counseling.
Also included in the program is an examination of federal and state regulations relating to noise and hearing loss, especially as defined in the Hearing Conservation Amendment 29 CFR 1910.95, from defining noise exposure to record keeping on individual employees.
CAOHC certification requires the successful completion of classroom and hands-on coursework of duration not to fall below 20 clock hours taught in 2 ½ days. Once certification is obtained, re-certification must be obtained every five years.
Certification courses are also available by special request. Please contact T K Group for more information if your company is interested in having its own course.