RoSPA: Staying Safe with Noise

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 35 minutes.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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Overview

THIS COURSE IS NOW RoSPA APPROVED
CPD Certified - contributes 1 point towards your CPD.

The effects of noise on hearing can be profoundly damaing, often resulting in permanent hearing loss. Not only is this morally and ethically undesirable for any organisation, it can also result in significant financial penalties and personal injury claims.

This course will help the learner to understand how his or her hearning works and how it is affected by excess noise. It will also mean that the learner will be able to recognise noise risks and put in place appropriate safety precautions.

Following this course an employee will be able to recognise noise risks and act proacively to prevent harm occurring.

This course is aimed at new starters and any worker likely to be exposed to noise risk.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

Please Note: The demo link for this title is representative of the courseware but does not give access to the actual course.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses

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Topics

The course covers:

- The effects of noise
- The two metre rule
- How your hearing works
- Levels of risk
- Safety precautions
- Ear plugs and defenders

Objectives

Having completed this course the learner will be able to take appropriate steps to remove or reduce the risk of hearing damage caused by noise at work.

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