OSHA has a general industry regulation 29CFR 1910.95 for noise exposure. In most manufacturing facilities there are usually areas were production equipment creates a high level of noise. OSHA requires employers to implement an hearing conservation programs when employees are exposed to a certain noise level.
Sensible Safety Source has designed a compliance audit tool to help make sense of the regulations. It breaks down the regulation into manageable questions with helpful tips to better understand the topic. There is a total of 69 audit questions that covers:
1) General Requirements
2) Noise Monitoring
3) Audiometric Testing
4) Hearing Protection Equipment
5) Employee Training
6) Access to Records
View the Compliance Audit Demo to see all the features of this excel tool.