Hearing Conservation Plan Checklist

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PRIMARY SOURCE

Before you use this tool, you may want to read the further analysis presented here.

BENEFITS

The OHS laws require employers to protect workers from physical hazards, such as noise. One way to fulfill this requirement is through the development and implementation of a hearing conservation plan. In fact, some OHS laws require the use of such plans in workplaces with excessive noise.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

Use this checklist, which is loosely based on one from WorkSafeBC, to ensure that your hearing conservation plan has all of the elements required to comply with the law and effectively protect your workers. You can use the checklist both when creating your plan and during annual reviews of it. Adapt it to reflect the specific requirements in your jurisdiction’s OHS regulations.

OTHER RESOURCES:

How to Develop a Compliant Hearing Conservation Plan

Noise Survey Form

FED: Protect Your Ears!

AB: Part 16 Noise Explanation Guide; Noise at the Work Site Bulletin

BC: Sound Advice: A Guide to Hearing Loss Prevention Programs

MB: Guide for Hearing Conservation and Noise Control

ON: Guideline on Amendments to Noise Requirements

SK: Noise in the Workplace