Damage to hearing is permanent and irreversible, and can be very debilitating for the sufferer. High levels of noise at work can seriously affect people’s general health and safety and their overall well-being.
Therefore, it is of the utmost importance that noise levels and people’s exposure to noise at work are kept to an absolute minimum. This noise awareness course is designed to familiarise you with the risks posed by noise and help employers and employees alike keep noise emissions as low as they possibly can.
The course looks at the risks posed by noise to hearing, general well-being, and workplace safety and will provide information on legislation and employer and employee responsibilities. It will teach you how to carry out a risk assessment and how you can utilise your findings to implement control measures and prevent harm from coming to employees.