It is a requirement of noise legislation that all employees exposed to a noise above 80 dB should be provided with training so that they understand the hazards and risks they face and how these risks can be controlled.
To provide delegates with the practical knowledge and skills to understand the hazards associated with noise and to understand the principles of carrying out noise assessments in the workplace.
Structure & Content: 3 hour
- Overview of the Control of Noise at Work Regulations
- Hazards and risks associated with noise
- How noise is measured
- Effective control measures for noise
- Inspection, maintenance, use and storage of ear defenders
On completion of this course a Phoenix Safety certificate will be awarded to successful delegates
There has been a recent (2005) change to the noise legislation which has reduced the level at which the legislation ‘kicks in’ to 80 dB. Many more working situations and workers are now drawn in to the scope of the law.