Regular exposure to loud noise can affect your hearing. This noise awareness training programme looks at who’s at risk, what those risks are, and how to reduce them.

More than 11 million people in the UK suffer with forms of hearing loss and over 900,000 people are profoundly or severely deaf.


This online course looks at how your ears work to illustrate how delicate they are, how easily they can be damaged, and why noise-damaged hearing loss is permanent. It covers safe noise exposure levels and looks at what can be done to reduce exposure to regular loud noise or to sudden extreme noise.

This training programme will help you to recognise the early warning signs of hearing loss, so that something can be done before it’s too late. High-risk environments for noise exposure include Construction Sites, Factories or Industrial production lines, and some Hospitality venues (nightclubs, live music etc).

Due to abrasive wheels emitting high levels of noise, this noise awareness course works perfectly alongside our Abrasive Wheel Safety Course!

Noise Awareness Course Contents

1. The Ear

This section explains how your ears work to help you understand how easy it is to damage them and it looks at the damage that can be done. It also tells you what to look out for to recognise the first signs of hearing loss.

2. Responsibilities

In this section we look at how noise is measured, at what level it becomes damaging and what must be done when it reaches this point. We also look at noise limits, hearing tests and who is responsible for protecting your hearing.

3. Hearing Protection

There are different types of hearing protection available. In this section we look at the options and when you should wear protection.

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Duration: 25 Minutes

Get in touch on 01206 363710 or info@helmsmanservices.co.uk to request a free trial.

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