Noise At Work Awareness Course


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This 4-hour noise at work awareness course will give you a background in measuring sound and why it is of concern. We’ll take a look at the general health, workplace safety and risks posed by noise to people’s hearing. We’ll also look at the duties and responsibilities outlined in the Control of Noise at Work Regulations (2005) for both employers and employees.

We’ll also cover both the theory and practical side of noise measurement and control and include useful tips on taking measurements and analysing results.

We focus on what you need to know to be competent in noise risk assessments and how you can use your results to implement suitable control measures and prescribe suitable hearing PPE to prevent potential harm to your employees.

Who should take this course?

  • Health and Safety personnel who require a basic understanding of the noise regulations that apply to employers and employees.
  • People who are new to Noise Assessments.
  • People who have not been involved in this area for some time and would like a refresher.

About your Tutor, Craig Storey

Craig Storey has a Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering and a post-graduate Diploma in Acoustics. He has worked in the field of acoustics for over 10 years with Cirrus Research in Business Development, acoustic consultancy and environmental solutions. Craig has experience in many business sectors from Aviation to Mining to Logistics to General Manufacturing, and has given training and provided consultancy to a wide variety of businesses to help them understand their requirements under legislation.

Course Content

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Understanding sound
How is sound measured?
Noise at Work Regulations
Taking measurements
Hearing protection
It's a wrap