With noise pollution increasing, protecting our hearing is something we all need to be aware of. It is impossible to avoid all noise; and who doesn’t like to listen to music, drive fast cars, watch movies and be part of sporting crowds. However, these are your own choices in your own free time. If you work in a noisy environment, however, your employer has a legal duty to provide you with adequate hearing protection. This course will look at what employers must do with regards to noise reduction and what employees can do to preserve their hearing. Hearing loss caused by noise at work is preventable, but once your hearing has gone, it will never come back!
Approximate duration: 35 minutes.
The aim of this course is to teach you about the following subjects: