1/2 Day – Noise At Work Awareness

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This Noise at Work Awareness course is an introduction to the Noise at Work Regulations and the management of noise in the workplace. The course includes hands-on practical demonstrations of instrumentation and noise control and provides a good foundation for the Noise Assessment Competency course. Delegates need neither previous knowledge in noise or mathematic ability other than basic addition and subtraction.

This course includes the following elements:

  • The effects of noise
  • Induced levels of deafness and audio / visual simulations
  • How the ear works – basic physiology
  • Occupational noise management briefing – Noise at Work Regulations implications, company policy, and a brief introduction to the noise management program
  • Noise units – a review of the units with definitions, basic calculations and ways of presenting measured noise data
  • Sound propagation – how sound behaves, so providing a better understanding of noise control and calculation of safe working distances from noisy equipment
  • Noise control – fundamental noise control techniques including materials
  • Hearing protection – performance and selection

Each delegate will receive course materials detailing the key points covered in the course and a certificate valid for 3 years. The certificates will be posted within 14 days of the date of the course.

Maximum Number of Delegates: 16