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    Getting sound advice

    Commissioning competent technical advice on noise exposure control can be a daunting prospect, so new guidance has been published to help employers procure the help of a suitable expert.

    By Professor Kevin Bampton, BOHS on 16 February 2021

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    Measure up

    Personal noise dosimeters and sound level meters can provide a picture of noise exposure and sources within a workplace.

    By Tim Turney, Casella on 11 February 2021

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    Noise exposure: time for a new approach

    Employers should be using new cost-effective technology and techniques to prevent workers suffering permanent and disabling hearing damage from exposure to loud noise at work.

    By Peter Wilson, INVC on 02 February 2021

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    A custom approach to hearing protection

    Our ears are intricate and extremely delicate instruments. Much like a person’s eyesight, once the hearing has been damaged, it cannot be reversed. It is vital, therefore, to protect hearing from the damaging, long-term effects of noise at work.

    By Jim Lythgow, Specsavers Corporate Eyecare on 21 January 2020