Noise Awareness

£22.00

Around 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work. However, this damage is preventable if the right steps are taken but once your hearing has gone it will not come back.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This course starts by going into detail about how dangerous noise can be in the workplace, and the main safety issues you should be aware of.

It will take you through some of the simple science, the main laws that apply and introduce you to noise level limits. It also covers some of the specific health risks and how to avoid them by producing risk assessments, action plans and through the provision of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.

The course will conclude by examining how to provide information and instructions to employees, along with the most professional way to conduct workforce health surveillance.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Understand the issue of noise in the workplace and conditions associated with excessive noise
• Identify the relevant legislation in place to ensure the safety of all who work in place with excessive noise
• State where you can acquire additional guidance
• Understand that the hierarchy of controls should be applied to risk assessments and action plans
• Evaluate the use of Personal Protective Equipment

SYLLABUS/MODULES

Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get 70% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

 

  • Noise in the Workplace
  • Legislation
  • Health Risks
  • Action Plans
  • Prioritising Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Information and Health Surveillance
  • Final Assessment

CPD Units: 2

Approved By IIRSMCPD & IOSH

55+ Minutes*

*The course duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions

Qualification

As you work through each of the modules listed above, you will be tested with multiple choice questions. This will determine if you have absorbed and retained the information you have learned.

It is a requirement of the course to achieve an overall 70% score. You have three free attempts to complete the course.

You will received a certificate after completion. This is a digital PDF only, example shown. 

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