“An employer must provide, at the employer’s expense, the following audiometric tests for a worker exposed to excess noise: (a) an initial baseline test as soon as is practicable, but not later than six months after the worker is employed or within six months after a worker is exposed to excess noise because of a change in the worker’s duties or process conditions…”
Worksafe Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009
Audiometric Assessment & Testing is Essential to Your Hearing Management Program
For your noise management program that need to compy with WorkSafe standards to protect your employees safety and health, audiometric testing Audiometric testing is an essential. To ensure safety and reduce health hazards are met for your employees, Rocky Mountain Mobile Hearing Testing offers on-site audiometric testing.
We aim to make audiometric testing as efficient and effective as possible, where it won’t prove to be an inconvenience to anyone. Our efficient mobile testing enables us to visit facilities in workplaces that are located in Calgary, Lethbridge, Edmonton, and Red Deer, providing effective and quality testing wherever we go.
With thoroughly advanced equipment that stringently meet the WorkSafe guidelines, and our team of skilled and certified technicians, we work to measure your workers’ hearing with minimal interruption to the work day.
We offer a flexible schedule that is tailored to your time of convenience, so your workplace can meet WorkSafe standards without compromise. After we measure their hearing, we will have an indication of the influence that your workplace has on your employee’s hearing and how effective your hearing conservation program is.
Fast & Efficient On-Site Audiometric Testing
Our service is widespread, and our on-the-spot tests are offered in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Eastern BC. You can be assured that the services provided in our mobile facilities are conducted promptly so as not to interrupt the workday. Our on-site audiometric testing process consists of workers competing for a questionnaire before they take the test.
The worker will then sit in a CSA-approved sound booth within one of our mobile facilities, and numerous audible tones will be heard at different frequencies. When the employer in the mobile facility hears a sound, typically a beeping noise, they will respond by clicking a button that will indicate that a sound has been audible to the individual worker. After the audiometry test has been completed, our experienced technicians will go through the results with your employees, results that will determine if support is needed, and discuss the use of hearing protection. After these discussions, a report will be provided that is meant to help comprehensively assess your hearing conservation program.
How Noisy is My Workplace?
Permanent hearing loss results from exposure to noise above 85 dBA for an 8 hour day or its equivalent (85 dBA Lex).
*Stats from The Workers’ Compensation Board of British Columbia
Why Rocky Mountain Is The Best
Benefits of On-Site Audiometric Testing
Conducting audiometric assessment and testing tailored to your work schedule can be difficult to accomplish, but we make it work with our accessible and unparalleled mobile services. Our mobile testing facilities that go to your work site have a spacious interior, allowing your employers enough room to feel comfortable when the test is being conducted. Included in our testing facilities are two CSA sound booths, where we aim for accurate results that will be provided in an efficient amount of time to avoid obstructing a day’s work.
You can be assured that money and time will be saved when you acquire our mobile OSHA audiometric testing that will enable the workday to progress as employers get tested. With our facilities onsite and our prompt testing, your employers will receive the protection they need, and the facility meets the standard of your hearing management program.
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