Audiometric testing for use in hearing loss prevention programs
This Standard specifies requirements for equipment and procedures for audiometric testing in the
workplace. It is applicable to organizations, service providers, and all institutions involved in the
provision of audiometric testing to individuals who are exposed to hazardous noise.
1.2 Subjects not addressed
The following subjects are not addressed in this Standard:
a) hearing tests used to determine eligibility for compensation claims or benefits;
b) diagnostic tests such as those used for tinnitus, clinical assessments, hearing aid fittings, or to
determine fitness for duty;
c) otoacoustic emissions; and
d) extended high-frequency testing.
1.3 Relation to other Standards
This Standard complements other CSA Group hearing loss prevention standards, as
a) Z1007 for guidance to the person(s) responsible for implementing and managing a hearing loss
prevention program (HLPP);
b) Z94.2 for hearing protection;
c) Z107.56 for measurement of occupational noise exposure; and
d) Z107.58 for noise emission declarations for machinery.