Noise at Work

Overview

The aim of this course is to provide a working knowledge of the Noise at Work Regulations 2005 and how they affect the management of occupational health and safety.

Aims & Objectives:

On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to: -

  • Identify the noise hazards associated with their work activities.
  • Understand the risks associated with noise.
  • Know what the law requires.
  • Know what measures to take to control risk.

Course Outline:

  • Noise Risk in the Workplace
  • Factors contributing to Hearing Damage
  • What is dB(A)?
  • Legal Background
    • Noise at Work Directive 2003/10/EC
    • Noise at Work Regulations 2005
  • Assessing the risks
  • Preventive measures
  • Determine what action is required

Intended For:

Managers, supervisors and other employees, whose Company activities expose workers to the risks arising from noise.