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W503 - Noise Measurement & Its Effect



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.


Ø  5-days course [minimum 45 hours including practical/demonstration sessions, lectures, tutorials, guided reading, overnight questions and examination]

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


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

ü  Describe the consequences to health and well-being of excessive exposure to noise;

ü  Understand the measurement (including dosimetry) of noise in relation to current standards;

ü  Conduct surveys in the workplace to assess risks from noise;

ü  Advise on the need and means of control including PPE;

ü  Appreciate and advise on environmental noise assessment and concern;

ü  Understand current standards and good practice in these fields.


1. Physics of Noise

a. Properties of Noise

b. Definitions & Measurement Units

2. Human Response to Noise

a. The Ear and its Response to Sound

b. Audiometry

c. Noise Exposure Limits

3. Machinery Noise

4. Assessment of Noise Risk

a. Sound Level Meter

b. Frequency Analysis

c. Personal Noise Dosimetry

d. Sound Power and Sound Intensity

e. Noise Measurement & Assessment

5. Noise Control & Hearing Protection

a. Engineering Control of Noise

b. Administrative Control

c. Hearing Protection

6. Introduction to Environmental Noise

a. Propagation of Sound

b. Instrumentation

c. Measurement & Assessment

7. Standards & Good Practices

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Noise
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Sustainable EHS LLP


Location Vadodara
Starts 21 Aug 2019 09:00
Ends 25 Aug 2019 18:00
Course leader Utpal Bhavsar CIH, CSP & Lavish Lokhande CIH, CSP, CHMM, CMIOSH
Places 12
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