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NCD - Noise Control Design to Implementation

Overview

Employers have a duty of care to provide workplaces that, so far as is practical, do not expose employees to noise hazards.

Manufacturers, importers and suppliers also have a duty of care to ensure that plant is designed and constructed so that its noise emission is As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP) when properly installed and used.

Having a noise management system does not necessarily guarantee a reduction in noise exposure levels. This can only be achieved by a Noise Control Plan that sets out specific actions to be carried out according to a schedule by people who are accountable for measurable improvements.

An effective noise control plan needs to demonstrate due diligence and that a strategy to reduce noise exposure is in place and is being actioned.

SVT Training’s course will show you how to develop a cost effective noise control plan that will actually reduce occupational noise exposure.

Course Duration:

1 day

Content

  • Noise control policy, goals and design specifications
  • Identifying, evaluating and prioritising noise hazards
  • Quantification of risk for noise exposure
  • Demonstration of ALARP for noise controls
  • Procurement of equipment (dealing with vendors)
  • Noise control planning for new projects and existing work places
  • Noise testing requirements
  • Installation considerations

Who Should Attend

  • HSE managers and advisors
  • Design and project engineers
  • Package engineers
  • Occupational health and hygiene professionals
  • Noise and vibration engineers
  • Managers and supervisors responsible for people exposed to noise

Learning Outcomes

  • Legislative and policy drivers
  • Evidence-based methodology for formulating a noise control plan
  • Managing noise from conception to implementation
  • Methodology and process of ALARP assessments
  • Challenges of implementing noise controls, and how to overcome them
  • Fundamentals of engineering noise control