Introduction to Noise Evaluation and Control

Course Description

This course will provide practical, hands-on instruction in the evaluation and control of occupational noise and will clarify the appropriate management strategies needed to conserve hearing in the workplace.

Course ID: EST 7008P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Oct 17, 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270 18041
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14091 Oct 15, 2014 Oct 15, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $245
15033 May 14, 2015 May 14, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
15034 Oct 14, 2015 Oct 14, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
16106 May 23, 2016 May 23, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
16107 Oct 19, 2016 Oct 19, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
17109 May 22, 2017 May 22, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
17110 Oct 18, 2017 Oct 18, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
18040 May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270

Who Should Attend

Safety and human resource managers and allied personnel who are responsible for the development and management of hearing conservation programs in both general industry and construction

How You Will Benefit

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the properties of sound.

  • Discuss noise-induced hearing loss.

  • Explain OSHA’s general industry and construction noise standards.

  • Demonstrate the use of a sound level meter and noise dosimeter.

  • Describe methods of controlling noise.

  • Demonstrate the use of hearing conservation training materials.


  • Introduction to applicable OSHA standards

  • Principles of noise generation and propagation

  • Instrumentation principles for noise sampling

  • Laboratory exercises in noise sampling

  • Introduction to noise control

  • Use of software for noise analysis

  • Laboratory exercises in evaluation of noise control

  • Hearing protector evaluation


Attendees will each receive copies of the lecture notes and workshop scenarios.

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET