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W503 Assessment and Control of Noise


The Noise Measurements and Effects course is a 5-day taught programme including student assessment.  The course is highly interactive including practical exercises, case studies and workshops.

It is a core module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate and students will receive an Award of Successful Course Completion. 


This course will 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.

On successful completion of this module the student should 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 concerns;
  • understand current standards and good practice in these fields.

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Noise
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Gully Howard Technical Limited


Location Portsmouth
Starts 25 Nov 2019 09:00
Ends 29 Nov 2019 12:00
Course leader Phil Johns
Places 12
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