Noise Awareness Training Course
This online Noise Awareness Training course covers a range of different topics which are paramount when working with loud noises. It looks at the regulations that are put in place for people who work with noise such as the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. The course ensures to highlight the dangers of noise, how to measure it and how to prevent hazards to health such as hearing damage or loss.
Employers and employees each have their duties to carry out to ensure potential hazards associated noise; this course looks at what responsibilities employers and managers hold to minimise the risk of noise in the workplace.
This course will help workers to understand how hearing works, what PPE should be used, and raise awareness of what risks surround loud noises and how to put all possible measures in place to protect themselves from harm.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 30 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Noise Awareness Training for?
If your job involves working with loud noises, such as machinery, for example, a factory conveyor belt, or working building equipment, such as a pneumatic jackhammer, then it is important that you are aware of the dangers of noise.
This course is for workers who deal with loud noises, even if it is rarely, or daily and gives awareness of what regulations and precautions are put in place to benefit health and safety.
Noise Awareness Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Noise Awareness Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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This course aims to help the learner become aware of how noise can be a risk to health and safety by causing damage or a loss of hearing. This training course can be taken online by learners if they have a job role that requires them to work in a workplace where noise has the potential to become a health and safety hazard.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Identify how hearing loss can occur
- List the types of harm noise can cause
- Give examples of how sound levels are measured
- Name the 3 exposure action values
- Give the upper exposure limit that no worker should be exposed to without ear protection
- State which legislation relates to noise
- List what employers’ and managers’ legal responsibilities are
- Name the 5-steps of a risk assessment
- Identify when PPE should be worn
- Recognise when health surveillance should be carried out
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An introduction to Noise
This section introduces the learner to the course and how people work around noise on a daily basis as part of their job role.
Module 1 - How Hearing Works
This section of the course concentrates on how hearing works and how a loss of hearing can be caused due to excessive amounts of noise. It also looks at how to measure sound levels for safety.
Module 2 - Regulations and Risk Assessments
This section of the course covers the regulations that are put in place to protect workers and how to conduct a risk assessment. It also covers the responsibilities of employers, and what measures they should put in place to avoid risk to their worker's health.
Module 3 - PPE and Health Surveillance
In this final section, you will cover the importance of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and what PPE should be offered when working with dangerous levels of noise. It also looks at why health surveillance is essential.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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