Hearing Conservation Safety Training

Looking for hearing conservation training? Our Hearing Conservation Training has been updated to meet the CAN/CSA Z107.56-94 Standards (see below for more information). We’ve been providing hearing conservation training solutions for individuals, safety managers, and business owners for over 15 years. This course was built by professional safety trainers to meet and exceed the safety training and compliance standards set by the Canadian regulating bodies.

Online Training


Online Training is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location or for employers who need to assign and monitor employee training progress and exam scores. Online training is also eligible for bulk pricing discounts for groups of 16+ trainees. Contact us for more information.

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Training Kit


The kit is for those who want to do the training themselves. It’s a reusable training presentation that is used to train groups of people all at one time in one location. The PowerPoint, Exams, Keys, Certificates, and more are included. If you need to train a trainer to use the kit we offer a train the trainer online course.

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Train The Trainer


The train the trainer option is used to certify a trainer to teach others using the included training kit. It incorporates the online course with an additional train the trainer module, as well as the training kit. This option results in an OSHA compliant lifetime trainer certification from Hard Hat Training.

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Standards Covered in this Training:

As standards change we update our training so you always know you are up to date on current standards.

Canada Standards:

  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2012Section 68
  • CSA Standard Z107.56-94, Procedures for the Measurement of Occupational Noise Exposure
  • Standard Z94.2-02: Hearing Protection Devices – Performance, Selection, Care and Use
  • ANSI/ASA S1.25-1991 (R2017) Specification for Personal Noise Dosimeters

Province Specific Standards:

  • Alberta – CSA Standard Z94.2-02 Hearing Protection Devices – Performance, Selection, Care and Use.
  • British Columbia – 7.3 Noise measurement required
  • British Columbia – CAN/CSA-Z107.56-06 (R2011) – Procedures for the Measurement of Occupational Noise Exposure.
  • British Columbia – CSA Standard Z94.2-02 Hearing Protection Devices: Performance, Selection, Care and Use.
  • Manitoba – CSA Standard Z94.2-02: Hearing Protection Devices, Performance, Selection, Care and Use.
  • Manitoba – CSA Standard Z107.4-M86: Pure Tone Air Conduction Audiometers for Hearing Conservation and Screening.
  • Nunavut – Consolidation Of Occupational Health Part 8 Noise Control and Hearing protection
  • Northwest Territories – Safety Act Occupational Health And Safety Regulations R-039-2015
  • Newfounder And Labrador – Regulation 5/12 Noise Hazards
  • Ontario – Appendix A Noise Measurement Equipment: adapted from CSA Standard Z107.56-13, “Measurement of Noise Exposure”)
  • Ontario – Appendix B Determining Noise Exposure
  • Ontario – Appendix C Selection of Hearing Protection Devices and De-Ratings Schemes.
  • Ontario – Appendix D Noise Exposure In Construction, Mining, Farming, and Firefighting Operations.
  • Ontario – Appendix A Noise Measurement Equipment: adapted from CSA Standard Z107.56-13, “Measurement of Noise Exposure”)
  • Ontario – Appendix B Determining Noise Exposure
  • Ontario – Appendix C Selection of Hearing Protection Devices and De-Ratings Schemes.
  • Ontario – Appendix D Noise Exposure In Construction, Mining, Farming, and Firefighting Operations.
  • Prince Edward Island – Occupational Health And Safety Act Regulations
  • Yukon – Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Yukon – Occupational Health Regulations

Why Training?

In line with regulations, anyone who operates heavy equipment must receive training prior to operating the machine on their own. OSHA requirements for refresher training related to forklifts or other processes are very specific. Most other equipment doesn’t have such specific requirements, but it’s wise to follow the same guidelines.

When it comes to refresher training, the standard in some instances (like forklifts) are very specific: operators must be re-evaluated every three years to see if they are still competent to operate the equipment. Best practices say to apply this same rule to all types of equipment. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the evaluation is to be determined by the employer but should include a written and practical examination that prove continued competency.