Noise at work can cause hearing damage that is permanent and disabling. This damage is preventable if the right steps are taken. Once your hearing has gone, it will not come back. It can also interfere with communications, making verbal warnings or alarms harder to hear. These issues put people at greater risk of injury or even death.
WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COVER?
This course will show you 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 providing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). It concludes by examining how to provide information and
instruction to employees, along with the most professional way to conduct health surveillance of the workforce.
RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
• Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
• Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Additional Software: Flash Player 10+
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
Duration 55 mins*
Price not including UK VAT
*NB – time is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time when completing the questions.