BOHS W503 - Noise - Measurement and Its Effects

Location: 
IOM Edinburgh
Duration: 
5 Days

Early Bird Discount is £995 + VAT plus BOHS Exam fee £140

OVERVIEW

Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a serious and potentially debilitating industrial disease.

OBJECTIVES

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.

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

Attendees would also be able to advise on the use of control measures including personal protective equipment, appreciate concerns about environmental noise and advise on its assessment, and understand current standards and good practice in this field.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Personnel managing workplace safety and health, workplace safety and health professionals and consultants.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Physics of Noise

  • Human Response to Noise

  • Machinery Noise

  • Assessment of Noise Risk

  • Noise Control and Hearing Protection

  • Introduction to Environmental Noise

  • Standards and Good Practice

COURSE ASSESSMENT

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

CERTIFICATION

Attendees who successfully complete the course will be issued a certificate from BOHS.

This course is set at Intermediate level and is a core module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate and an accredited course by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS). 

COST

Early Bird Discount is £995.00  + VAT per person plus BOHS exam fees of £140.00. Full course fee is £1200.00 + VAT per person plus BOHS exam fees of £140.00. Please ensure to select the exam during the checkout process, otherwise you will be unable to sit the exam for this course. This is an open (public) course and may be subject to minimum numbers attending.

 

Location: 
IOM Edinburgh
Duration: 
5 Days

Early Bird Discount is £995 + VAT plus BOHS Exam fee £140

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