High-Risk Sound Level Areas

Under the Workplace Safety and Health Act W210 and Manitoba Regulation W217/2006-Part 12 – Hearing Conservation and Noise Control, employers are to identify high-risk noise areas within their workplace and develop a hearing surveillance program for all workers within these areas who may be exposed to a noise exposure level greater than 80 dBA.

In the College, these areas have been identified and are listed below.

Industrial Technologies


  • Carpentry
  • Cabinet Making
  • Wood Processing
  • Masonry
  • Refrigeration Technology
  • Plumbing
  • Sheet Metal
  • Steam Fitting
  • Sprinkler fitting
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Landscape Technician

Civil Engineering Technology

  • Greeenspace Management

Transportation, Aviation and Manufacturing

Mechanical, Manufacturing and Communications

  • Advanced Technology
  • Power Engineering
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Iron Worker

Transportation, Math and Science

  • All program areas

Stevenson Aviation

  • All program areas

Learning Innovation

Teacher Education

  • Vocational Teacher Education

Facilities and Campus Services

  • Print and Graphic Centre
  • Pavements and Grounds
  • Design Planning and Construction-Carpenter

Continuing Education

  • All programs areas with similar training activities to above.

Note: This list will be reviewed annually by Safety and Health Services – changes will be made as requested by chairs/managers.