Company offering free OHS webinars on workplace noise and vibration throughout May
FROM 2005 to the present, trends in employees working remotely have increased by 159%; more than 11 times faster than the size the workforce as a whole has increased. Demand for flexible work practices has been on the rise, and resources to meet this demand are becoming more valuable and, given the current global health situation, a necessity for many.
Casella, global specialists in monitoring solutions for noise, air sampling and vibration, have been committed to providing accessible training across their areas of core competency in the form of one-day introductory courses and on-site product training.
This year Casella have expanded this commitment to offer remotely accessible, free webinars on subjects including workplace noise, dust and air monitoring, instrumentation usage and best practice, and introductory courses on occupational health topics.
Throughout May Casella will be offering the following free webinars:
7 May– Introduction to Hand Arm Vibration
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a serious condition with incurable long-term health effects that can be prevented with correct exposure control measures. The webinar covers terminology, legislation, exposure limits and calculating exposure levels.
14 May – Introduction to Workplace Noise
According to estimates from the HSE, there are around 21,000 workers in the UK who exhibited signs of work-related hearing problems between 2018–2019. Controlling workplace noise exposure is vital, and this webinar covers terminology, noise dose calculation and instrument selection to support safety managers in taking the right steps to protect workers.
26 May – Use of Sound Level Meters (SLMs) and Noise Dosimeter; the best practice guide
Covering the ‘dos and don’ts’ of noise monitoring instruments and featuring a best-practice guide to ensuring measurements are taken and read correctly, the webinar also covers when to use each instrument and the pros and cons of both.
‘We’ve worked to ensure that our webinars enable participants to gain substantial knowledge and confidence in each topic and a broad understanding of equipment, controls and best practices,’ said Tim Turney, global marketing manager at Casella. ‘Our continuing innovation and training support ensures the next generation have the latest technology and expertise in occupational and environmental risk measurement.’
For the full Casella course schedule or book a place, visit: www.casellasolutions.com/uk/en/support/training; or call: +44 (0)1234 844100.