Noise Awareness Online Course

IIRSM Approved

Around 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work.

However, this damage is preventable if the right steps are taken but once your hearing has gone it will not come back.

This course starts by going into detail about how dangerous noise can be in the workplace, and the main safety issues you should be aware of. It will take you through some of the simple science, the main laws that apply and introduce you to noise level limits.

It also covers some of the specific health risks and how to avoid them by producing risk assessments, action plans and through the provision of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.

The course will conclude by examining how to provide information and instructions to employees, along with the most professional way to conduct workforce health surveillance.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the issue of noise in the workplace and conditions associated with excessive noise.
  • Identify the relevant legislation in place to ensure the safety of all who work in place with excessive noise.
  • State where you can acquire additional guidance.
  • Recognise the hierarchy of control and its application to the reduction of noise. Applying the hierarchy to risk assessments and action plans to tackle jobs that create loud noise or expose employees to noise.



Module Number

Module Name

Pass % Required

Noise Awareness


Noise in the Workplace


Noise Awareness




Noise Awareness


Health Risks


Noise Awareness


Action Plans


Noise Awareness


Prioritising Controls


Noise Awareness


Personal Protective Equipment


Noise Awareness


Information and Health Surveillance


Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

55 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Cost: €40.00

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