How do I become an audiometric technician?

How do I become an audiometric technician?

You can become an audiometric technician by completing a certification course. The course teaches you about not only the anatomy of the ear and the types of hearing loss people experience, but also how to use the audio testing equipment that catches hearing loss in its early stages.

What is an OHS certificate?

A Health and Safety Compliance Certificate is a certifying document that asserts and approves a workplace as legally compliant with the Occupational Health and Safety Act requirements.

What is an audiometric technician?

In Alberta, a person who selects, fits and sells hearing aids, and provides counselling and troubleshooting support for hearing aid users, must be a registered hearing aid practitioner or audiologist. Audiometric technicians work in clinics, hospitals, schools and work sites.

Where do audiometric technicians work?

An audiometric technician will travel from workplace to workplace, in a cube vehicle housing a sound booth and testing equipment, to perform the required testing requested from each workplace.

What qualifications need safety officer?

Diploma in electrical / chemical safety OR Degree/ P G Diploma in occupational safety, health or environment management from a recognized University/Institution (2) A minimum of two years of relevant experience in EHS management is required for the posts of Safety Officer.

Where can I get audiometric testing done in Saskatchewan?

SASM maintains all confidential audiometric test results in accordance with the requirements of The Saskatchewan Employment Act and The Occupational Health & Safety Regulations within the province of Saskatchewan. Testing can be conducted on-site at your facility or at SASM’s Regina or Saskatoon offices. Refer to our Service Guide for pricing.

Is there an audiometric technician course in BC?

While no other jurisdictions in Canada could offer ideas, similar interests were brewing south of the border, and ultimately BC’s Audiometric Technician course was adapted from a course available in the US, developed by the not yet officially formed or named Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC).

Which is the best course for audiometric testing?

For more information, see Audiometric Testing: Information for Employers and Workers (HS005). This course list is particularly useful if you: Although courses vary in format and cost, those appearing on the list have been approved by the Director of Medical Services as meeting the minimum training standards.

Are there any audiometric courses approved by CAOHC?

All courses are approved by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) and taught by highly experienced CAOHC-approved Course Directors. The course is designed not only to develop proficiency in audiometric testing, but also to promote understanding of OSHA and MSHA’s hearing conservation requirements.