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L108 Controlling Noise at Work Training Course

 L108 Controlling Noise at Work Training Course | Nottingham East Midlands | Health and Safety Training Sheffield Yorkshire | Safety Training Leicester and Derby

  • Who Should Attend This Course:Those managing noise risks in the workplace. he course looks at the risks posed by noise to hearing, general wellbeing, and workplace safety and will provide information on legislation and employer and employee responsibilities. It will teach you how to carry out a risk assessment and how you can utilise your findings to implement control measures and prevent harm from coming to employees.
  • Instructor Ratio: 12x trainees (maximum) per Instructor
  • Course Duration: 1 Day Course
  • Location: Training can be delivered on-site and off-site depending on your requirements; training delivered on-site will be more advantageous to the trainees as the training can be specific to their workplace activities.

Aims of the course

The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge and skills needed to be classed as a competent person in applying the regulations and carrying out noise at work risk assessments.

The control of noise at work course covers all aspects of the regulations including determining noise exposures in very difficult measurement and monitoring situations, noise management policy, use of ear protectors, noise awareness training for workers and management, hearing tests, noise reduction, control of sound, noise assessment and measurement.

 L108 Controlling Noise at Work Training Course | Nottingham East Midlands | Health and Safety Training Sheffield Yorkshire | Safety Training Leicester and Derby
 L108 Controlling Noise at Work Training Course | Nottingham East Midlands | Health and Safety Training Sheffield Yorkshire | Safety Training Leicester and Derby

Regulations Covered

  • Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

Course Content


Full theory information for Controlling Noise at Work training course

  • Introduction - are you at risk?, the effects of noise, statistics on noise-induced hearing loss, measuring noise, and why is noise awareness important?
  • Legislation - the Controls of Noise at Work Regulations (2005), employers' responsibilities, exposure action values, personal protective equipment, supply of equipment, and employees' responsibilities.
  • Risk Assessment - what is a risk assessment?, step 1: identify the hazards, step 2: decide who might be harmed and how, sound measuring equipment, the hierarchy of control, step 3: evaluate the risks and decide on precautions, step 4: record your findings and implement them, step 5: review and update, and who should carry out a risk assessment?
  • Reducing and Controlling Risks - purchasing policy, supply of equipment, engineering controls, redesign/reorganise the workplace, job rotation, information, instruction, and training, personal protective equipment, and health surveillance.

Prerequisites for this course

Delegates should have good eyesight and hearing.

Achievement Measurement for this course

All delegates who successfully complete the course in full will be awarded a certificate of attendance for Controlling Noise at Work.

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