Under Hearing Conservation Program (29 CFR 1910.95), when an employee’s exposure to noise
is equal to or greater than an 8-hour time-weighted average sound level (TWA) of 85 decibels, the
employer is required to implement a continuous, efficient hearing conservation program.
A Hearing Conservation Program (HCP) is designed to stop noise-induced hearing loss in its tracks
or to slow its growth.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
For OSHA employees covered by PER 04-00-003 who are assigned to field work when noise
exposures are anticipated to be at or above 85 decibels (dBA) of an 8-hour time-weighted average
This course should make employers able to understand the basic requirements of Hearing
Conservation Program 29 CFR 1910.95, fulfill their obligations defined in the standard, and
arrange training programs for their workers.
Audiometric Testing Program