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Module 2: Monitoring Noise Exposure and Risk Assessment

Module 2: Monitoring Noise Exposure and Risk Assessment

This module gives you the simple tell-tale signs of noise that can be a risk to hearing, so you can identify who might be at risk and when and where a risk assessment is required. It includes a simple step by step process for performing a risk assessment, and explains what you need to do if you find legal exposure action and limit values are exceeded. It also raises the often forgotten issue of safety in noise and the recognising the risks of missing essential warning sounds.

On completion of the module you will be able to:

• Identify the tell-tale signs of noise
• Explain what should be done if the exposure action values and exposure limit value are exceeded
• Talk to colleagues about the effect that noise has on everyone
• Undertake a risk assessment for noise exposure


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