If you and your workers are exposed to noise levels in excess of 85dBZ over an eight hour period than you will require audiometric testing to establish any hearing loss damage for new employees and ongoing tests to ascertain any further damage, as a result of working in noisy work environments. This register provides a place to record any tests conducted for your OHS record keeping purposes.
If Audiometric testing is required it will:
Workers will be provided with their personal results of audiometric testing accompanied by a written explanation of the meaning and implications. Comprehensive records will be kept, including the Audiometric Testing Register. Audiometric Testing results will be maintained for as long as they are applicable. Confidentiality will be maintained in respect of individual worker’s Audiometric Testing.