Noise at Work Assessors

What topics are covered by the course?

Noise at Work (Assessor)





Course content

The Law
■Key aspects of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.
■Control of Noise at Work Regulations.
■Expectations of Employers and Employees.

Noise Terminology
■What is sound and noise.
■The measurement of sound pressure, sound level and the units used.
■Examples to illustrate the effects of transmission, reverberation, absorption and insulation.

Noise Monitoring Equipment
■Guidance on instrument specifications.
■The correct use of sound level meters, calibration and accuracy.
■Noise mapping.

Noise Control Methods
■Methods to control noise and noise reduction techniques.
■Selection and use of hearing protectors.
■Noise risk assessments and reports.
■Audiometry programmes.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for those individuals who are working in noisy environments or who have been identified as having a responsibility for workplace risk assessment. This course will provide a basic understanding of the principles of the noise assessment process and how to control noise.

What will I be able to do on completion?

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
■Understand the legislative requirements for identifying and controlling noise at work
■Explain the meaning of key terminology relating to noise
■Demonstrate how to correctly use a the sound level meter and how to noise map
■Explain the techniques to reduce and control noise
■Complete a noise risk assessment and report

How will I be assessed?

All delegates receive an attendance certificate which details the content of the course covered

We provide pens / paper for delegates and all equipment is provided for use during the course delivery

Guide Price: 190 + VAT

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Noise Safety »
Duration: 0.5 day
Qualification: All delegates receive an attendance certificate which details the content of the course covered

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This course is conducted at:

  • Paramount Health and Safety Limited

    Paramount Health and Safety Limited

    Carpenters Down, Popley, Basingstoke
    RG24 9AE