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Noise - Occupational Noise Control Workshop

ETC Venues - Manchester
11 Portland Street
M1 3HU


HSE Training are offering a 1 day workshop that demonstrates how most noise problems can be dealt with quickly and cheaply using simple engineering solutions, removing reliance on ineffective hearing protection.

The increasing burden of hearing damage on individuals and businesses through insurance claims shows that the current approach to noise management is failing. HSE research has shown that hearing protection is very often ineffective and we have developed this workshop to showcase more practical engineering solutions.

"I found the course inspirational and it's certainly one of the best I have been on. Peter and yourself (Chris) have given me plenty to think about and I am already halfway to solving our acoustic shock issue."
"Good, clear, concise, practical advice."
"Great delivery by knowledgeable trainers. Concepts and ideas to take-away and implement."

The workshop includes detailed, easily installed solutions to the top 10 most common noise problems that can actually enhance productivity and reduce operating costs.

Gain practical knowledge that includes:-

  • HSE attitude to noise control and the regulatory requirements
  • Using conventional acoustic materials and control measures
  • How to evaluate and cost the noise control options in their workplaces
  • Applying low cost engineering noise control techniques on their sites
  • Acquiring detailed solutions to the 10 most common noise problems
  • Details of free online noise control resources


Peter Wilson - Technical Director of the Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre

Chris Steel - Specialist N&V HSE Inspector

Who should attend

Health and safety professionals, project, maintenance and sales engineers who are involved in all aspects of noise and noise management and who need to be able to evaluate, specify, cost and / or implement noise control measures in the workplace.


ETC Venues - Manchester
11 Portland Street
M1 3HU


The cost of the course is £525 per person (includes course notes, certificate, lunch and refreshments).

Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit card at the time of booking.

For further dates and additional information email: or contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203 028 3704.

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