Certification: Occupational Hearing Conservationist (OHC)
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The Occupational Hearing Conservationist (OHC; also known as an industrial audiometric technician) can, with supervision, conduct the practice of hearing conservation including pure-tone air-conduction hearing testing and associated duties (related to knowledge gained as described in Section II below). The OHC is expected to be a key member of the Occupational Hearing Conservation Program Team. OHC skills are intended for the occupational setting and may not be applicable in nonoccupational practices.
- More than two years of education or training after high school required?
- Oral or Written Exam Required?
- Renewal Required?
- Every 5 Year(s)
The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.
- This certification is related to military occupational specialties.