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Noise Awareness

Around 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work. Our IIRSM approved Noise Awareness Course is aimed at people that work in industries where excessive noise is a potential hazard.

Course information

Noise damage to hearing is preventable if the right steps are taken but once your hearing has gone it will not come back.

This Noise Awareness 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.

If you work in industries where excessive noise is a potential hazard (including but not limited to factories, manufacturing environments, entertainment, hospitality, mining, construction and metal working), a noise awareness course could prove to be particularly useful.

One of the key points this course is intended to teach is why it is so important to undertake and action points outlined in a noise risk assessment. This may include the use of PPE, limiting how long workers are exposed to noise or a number of other control measures that must be understood and followed.

Understanding the risks and why controls are in place will mean workers are much more likely to consistently adhere to them.

IIRSM approval means that this course meets the rigorous standards of this leading industry body.

Our Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so you can progress through the modules at your own pace, in your own time, making it easy to fit the training around your work and personal life.
 

Further Progression

Many of our other Health and Safety courses compliment this one including:

Duration: 55 minutes

Modules

  1. Noise in the Workplace
  2. Legislation
  3. Health Risks
  4. Action Plans
  5. Prioritising Controls
  6. Personal Protective Equipment
  7. Information and Health Surveillance

Accreditations

The Noise Awareness course is recommended and approved by the following bodies:

Noise Awareness
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I was able to complete the course in my own time and refer back to the videos whenever I needed them which is helpful. As a trainee health and social care worker, the training has helped me understand more of...

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