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W503 Noise - Measurement and its Effects


W503 Noise - Measurement and its Effects

On successful completion of this module, attendees should be able to describe the consequences to health and well-being of excessive exposure to noise, understand the measurement of noise in relation to current standards and to conduct surveys in the workplace to assess risks from noise.

Attendees would also be able to advise on the need and means of control including PPE, appreciate and advise on environmental noise assessment and concern and to understand the current standards and good practice in these fields.

This course provides 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.

Who should attend?
Personnel managing workplace safety and health, Workplace Safety and Health Professionals and Consultants.

Course Outline

  1. Physics of Noise
  2. Human Response to Noise
  3. Machinery Noise
  4. Assessment of Noise Risk
  5. Noise Control and Hearing Protection
  6. Introduction to Environmental Noise
  7. Standards and Good Practice

Course Duration: 5 days
Time: 0900 - 1800 hours
Course Fee: SGD1,499.00 + 7% GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Course Assessment
Attendees are assessed with a 40-short answer open-book written examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes at the conclusion of the course.

Attendees will be given an Award of Successful Course Completion in 'Noise, Measurement and its Effect'. This course is an accredited course by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) as an elective module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate.

Scheduled Date(s):

  • 3 - 7 April 2017
  • 6 - 10 November 2017

These dates above are provisional. For more information about the courses above, please email us at [email protected]rld.sg.

For more information on other BOHS approved courses, visit our website.


W503 Noise - Measurement and its Effects

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Noise
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: IOM Singapore Pte Ltd


Location IOM Singapore, 30 Raffles Place, Chevron House, #17-00 Singapore 048622
Starts 05 Mar 2018 09:00
Ends 09 Mar 2018 18:00
Course leader Dr Michael Riediker
Places 20
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