PRT 110: Lesson 8 Electrical Noise, Heat, Radiation, Ergonomic, and Biological Hazards


Lesson Plan


  • Describe the hazards associated with electricity.
  • List the hazards associated with the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment.
  • Describe the hazards of bonding and grounding.
  • Describe the hazards of working with noise, heat, and radiation.
  • List the ergonomic hazards found in the chemical processing industry.
  • Analyze the hazards connected to confined space entry.
  • List the hazards associated with industrial lifting.
  • Identify the biological hazards found in a chemical facility.
  • Describe the primary concerns about bloodborne pathogens. Bloodborne Pathogens–CFR 1910.1030
  • Describe the hearing conservation standard. Occupational Noise Exposure 29 CFR 1910.95
  • Explain the effects of noise on hearing.
  • Review the purpose of hearing protection devices.
  • Describe the selection, use, fit, and care of hearing protection.
  • Explain the purpose of audiometric testing.

Read & Watch

Read chapter 8 of the textbook. Watch the following videos:

Noise Exposure and Hearing Conservation


Ergonomics Awareness: For Employees and Supervisors — Short Version


Electrical Safety Awareness for Non-Electrical Workers



  1. Complete the homework associated with the reading.
  2. Complete the assigned activity.
  3. Complete the activity survey.
  4. Complete the chapter quiz.

Activity Quiz