Noise Awareness - Noise Protection
This course covers the basic requirements of control and monitoring, risk assessment and prevention of injury.
Exposure to elevated levels of noise within the workplace can lead to irreversible hearing damage. This is commonly known as Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL), incorporating tinnitus, headaches, communication problems and stress. The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, states that employers must provide hearing protection at 85 decibels and risk assessments, information and training at 80 decibels. This course covers the basic requirements of control and monitoring, risk assessment and prevention of injury.
1 day – 9:30 to 16:30.
The course is aimed at anyone that works in environments where noise levels are an issue, or where there is prolonged contact with noise. Employers that need to understand/be better informed to manage noise effectively will benefit.
On completion of this course delegates will receive a competency certificate.
Maximum Course attendance is 12.
Typical Interest Groups
Building contractors, renovators, fit out companies, road contractors, carpenters/joiners, manufacturing industry operatives and employers, machine operators, plant operators etc. Anyone working in noisy environments.
On completion of the course, delegates will be able to recognise and address:
- Legal requirements and duties of:
- Manufacturers and Suppliers
- Noise effects on health
- What is noise at work
- Hierarchy of control measures
- Safety signs
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Wearing your hearing protection correctly
- Sound levels Actions levels
- How is sound measured
- How does the ear work
- Hearing loss
- Key messages
Arion New Build
A project to construct new office space to facilitate business growth part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development