Hearing Conservation - Online

25 minutes
Upon initial assignment, and annually thereafter
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In this course, employees learn how to identify noise hazards that could damage hearing, factors that determine the extent of hearing loss, when hearing protection is required, and steps to take to reduce potential hearing damage. 

Here is an excellent explanation on the correct method of inserting disposable foam earplugs.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=einGTLfVxOEfIM&feature=player_embedded

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at dso@uw.edu.
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at ehstrain@uw.edu and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at ehstrain@uw.edu
Intended Audience 

Anyone who works in a UW facility at or above the exposure limit of 85 dB noise level


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201
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