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Noise Awareness Course in York

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Noise Awareness Course in York

By: Admin

Pulsar have released the final date of their Noise Awareness Course programme for 2017 to be held in September. The popular 1 day face-to-face course is designed to give the person responsible for health and safety compliance at work an insight into the harmful effects of noise, acoustic terminology and principles, statutory duties and Legislation, risk assessment/noise survey techniques, and how interventions can be developed using noise monitoring tools and noise control methods.

Safeguarding employees from the harmful effects of noise should be a top priority at management level. Noise, too often, is left uncontrolled and staff are expected to operate in environments that exceed recommended noise exposure levels.  Damage to hearing is permanent and irreversible, and can be very debilitating for the sufferer. High levels of noise at work can seriously affect people’s general health and safety and their overall well-being.  Importantly, employers have a legal duty to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations (2005) to prevent or reduce risks to health and safety from exposure to noise at work.

Who should attend?

Experienced as well as new health and safety people will benefit from attending the course, which can be used as a new learning experience or a refresher, or a taster to the Institute of Acoustics Certificate of Competence Workplace Noise Risk Assessment (5 day course).

Next Noise Awareness course: ‘Noise: regulations, risks and controls’ will be held on:

  • Wednesday 20th September 2017 at the National Railway Museum in York

What makes Pulsar Noise Awareness training special?

Pulsar training team consists of very experienced trainers, members of the IOA (Institute of Acoustics).  Pulsar Instruments has a long history of delivering Noise at Work awareness training to industry professionals.  The course is very comprehensive but delivered at a pace to suit any learning style. Final number of delegates is kept under 15 to promote high levels of interaction and a range of practical noise measurement demonstrations.

Course content:

  • Basic Noise Theory
  • Noise Units and Terminology
  • The EU Physical Agents (Noise) Directive
  • Noise Control Basics
  • How to measure noise
  • Using sound level meters and personal noise dosimeters
  • Recording noise and reporting noise measurements

Training has many benefits:

  • A reduction in Insurance premiums
  • Boost to your business reputation
  • Increase in productivity
  • Reduced rates of absences
  • Legal protection against damages


The cost of the course is £265 + VAT per person (includes extensive course notes, lunch and refreshments).

Course tutor:

Member of the Institute of Acoustics with over 15 years of experience as an independent, practising noise consultant.


On successful completion of the course, delegates will be handed out a certificate of completion and attendance. This can be used to provide additional evidence of competence for compliance during an audit.

Past testimonials:

Read here testimonials from past delegates on this course.

Contact us now:

To find out more or to book a place, please ring Pulsar Instruments on 01723 518011 or visit the company website.

About Pulsar Instruments

Pulsar Instruments help employers safeguard their workers’ hearing by monitoring noise levels accurately and capture essential evidential data to avoid costly civil compensation claims for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). If you need to call upon our expert assistance, or just for an informal chat, please call our office on 01723 518011 or send us your request using our contact button of our website.

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