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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









The course is highly interactive including practical excercises and case studies. We restrict the numbers on our courses to ensure delegates recieve individual attention and assistance. 































It is one of the Core Modules for the International Hygiene Certificate.

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Course Format 

Normally run as a 5 day taught course 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. 

Content 

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: Diamond Environmental Ltd

Info

Location Chester, UK
Starts 06 Mar 2017 09:00
Ends 10 Mar 2017 13:00
Course leader Mike Slater MSc,DipOccHyg, FFOH
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