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Control measure

Reduce risk from exposure to noise

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Reducing risks from exposure to noise

Understand:

  • The relevant regulations about the control of noise at work
  • Methods to reduce the risks from exposure to noise

 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Reduce prolonged exposure to the source of noise

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Eliminate or reduce the noise in the working environment if required and feasible

 

Increase the distance of personnel from the source of the noise

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Remove personnel from the noise in the working environment if required and feasible

Ensure personnel wear appropriate hearing protectors

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use appropriate PPE to protect personnel from noise in the work environment if required