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Noise Awareness

£24.99

Noise Awareness

IIRSM & IOSH Approved

Noise exposure in the workplace can lead to significant health issues such as deafness, ringing in the ears, and other ear conditions affecting around 17,000 people in the UK. This course emphasizes the preventable nature of such damage through proper precautions and awareness. It covers the dangers of workplace noise, relevant safety considerations, scientific basics, applicable laws, noise level limits, specific health risks, and methods for risk assessment, action planning, and the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The course concludes with guidance on communicating information to employees and conducting health surveillance professionally.

Description

Noise Awareness

IIRSM & IOSH Approved

Course Description:

Noise exposure in the workplace can lead to significant health issues such as deafness, ringing in the ears, and other ear conditions affecting around 17,000 people in the UK. This course emphasizes the preventable nature of such damage through proper precautions and awareness. It covers the dangers of workplace noise, relevant safety considerations, scientific basics, applicable laws, noise level limits, specific health risks, and methods for risk assessment, action planning, and the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The course concludes with guidance on communicating information to employees and conducting health surveillance professionally.

Learning Objectives:

By completing this course, you will achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand the impact of noise in the workplace and associated health conditions.
  • Identify relevant legislation ensuring workplace safety regarding excessive noise.
  • Locate additional guidance sources for noise management.
  • Apply the hierarchy of controls in risk assessments and action plans.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Target Audience:

This course is intended for individuals working in industries where excessive noise is a potential hazard, including factories, manufacturing, entertainment, hospitality, mining, construction, and metalworking.

Advantages:

  • Emphasizes the importance of adhering to noise risk assessments and action plans.
  • Helps workers understand the risks and the rationale behind control measures.
  • IIRSM approval ensures compliance with industry standards.
  • Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, allowing candidates to learn at their own pace.

Further Progression:

Completion of this course prepares candidates for other related Health and Safety courses such as Working Safely, COSHH, Abrasive Wheels, and Asbestos Awareness.

Course Modules:

  • Module 1: Noise in the Workplace (Pass % Required: 70)
  • Module 2: Legislation (Pass % Required: 70)
  • Module 3: Health Risks (Pass % Required: 70)
  • Module 4: Action Plans (Pass % Required: 70)
  • Module 5: Prioritising Controls (Pass % Required: 70)
  • Module 6: Personal Protective Equipment (Pass % Required: 70)
  • Module 7: Information and Health Surveillance (Pass % Required: 70)
  • Module 8: Final Assessment (Pass % Required: 70)

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up-to-date web browser
  • Video: Up-to-date video drivers
  • Memory: 1GB+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration: 55 minutes (based on video content; excludes loading and question-thinking time).

This course equips participants with essential knowledge and practical skills to mitigate the risks associated with workplace noise effectively, ensuring a safer working environment for all employees.

Address

Office 43, 182-184 High Street NorthArea 1/1
East Ham, London
E6 2JA

All courses are approved by IATP, CPD, IIRSM, IFE, ILM, and IOSH. We distribute these courses under licence from Video Learning.

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