Managing Noise in the Workplace

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Duration: 2 hours

Coordinator: Mrs Kylie Middleton

Presenter: Mr Terry Johnsen

This course outlines the recommended processes for managing the risks associated with workplace noise.

The course will enable participants to:

1. Learn about workplace noise assessment
2. Understand how we hear and what noise weighting scales represent
3. Understand about hearing loss progression and the symptoms of permanent auditory damage
4. Develop practical measures to control excessive noise in the workplace in accordance with the UQ Hearing Conservation Program and current legislative requirements
5. Learn about selecting and maintaining appropriate and effective hearing protection.