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Audiometric Officer Course

 
Event date:
6/8/2012 - 10/8/2012

Event title:
Audiometric Officer Course

Event location:

City/Metro Venue (TBA)

Event time: 09:00AM - 04:30PM

Event description:

The Hearing Company delivers a 5-day audiometric course for individuals who wish to become a WorkCover WA Approved Audiometric Officer (hearing tester).

On completing this course, participants should:

  • understand the protocols and legislative requirements to conduct hearing tests for WorkCover WA purposes
  • be able to register hearing test results onto WorkCover WA's online database, in a timely and accurate manner.

Participants will be approved based on theory and practical work. To register hearing test results onto WorkCover WA's online database, participants will need to successfully complete the half-day Audiometric Officer Online Training Course conducted by WorkCover WA. The online training is usually completed as part of the external 5-day course.

Audience:

Individuals interested in becoming a WorkCover WA Approved Audiometric Officer with skills to conduct and register hearing tests for workers under the noise induced hearing loss provisions of the Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (and associated Regulations) and the Mine Workers' Health Surveillance assessment program.

Bookings:

To register or for additional information about the course, please contact Glenn Johnson on 0414 452 007 or visit the Hearing Company website.

For further information about WorkCover WA's role in regulating workplace noise, visit the Noise Induced Hearing Loss page or contact the NIHL team on 08 9388 5503 or via email noise@workcover.wa.gov.au.

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