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OHTA W503 – Noise: Measurement and its Effects

Description

Aims

This course aims to:

To provide the student with an appreciation of the nature of noise hazards in the workplace and the effects of noise on people. It also details the approach in carrying out noise assessments in the workplace and in the general environment, and to determine the significance of measurement data in relation to the various standards for compliance.

Learning Outcomes

On completing this course successfully, the student will be able to:

· describe the consequences to health and well-being of excessive exposure to noise;

· understand the measurement (including dosimetry) of noise in relation to current standards;

· conduct surveys in the workplace to assess risks from noise;

· advise on the need and means of control including PPE;

· appreciate and advise on environmental noise assessment and concern;

· understand current standards and good practice in these fields.

 

Course Format

Normally run as a 5 day taught course [minimum 45 hours including practical/demonstration sessions, lectures, tutorials, guided reading, overnight questions and examination].

There will be a 40 short answer question “open book” examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes.

Topics

                                             Content

Topic

Title

Time Allocation

1

Physics of Noise

10%

2

Human Response to Noise

10%

3

Machinery Noise

10%

4

Assessment of Noise Risk

25%

5

Noise Control and Hearing Protection

25%

6

Introduction to Environmental Noise

10%

7

Standards and Good Practice

10%

 

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Noise
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Apex Environmental cc

Info

Location On-line Real time ( GMT+2 ) delivery and attendance
Starts 24 May 2021 08:30
Ends 31 May 2021 16:00
Course leader Naadiya Nadasen Registered Occupational Hygienist (SAIOH)
Places 10
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