Problem with noise?

Noise is part of everyday life, but too much noise can cause permanent and disabling hearing damage. This can be hearing loss that gets worse over time, damage caused by sudden, extremely loud noises, or tinnitus (permanent ringing in the ears). Consider the following in the workplace: If the noise is intrusive – like a […]

Management of Noise at Work Policy

The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 requires employers to protect employees against risk to their health, safety and wellbeing arising from exposure to unwanted or excessive noise at work. The Management of Noise at Work Policy details action to be taken and how the Authority expects the Authority’s service areas to safeguard their employees. […]


Hearing loss caused by work is preventable, but once your hearing has gone it will not come back. Some 1700 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work. What harm can noise cause? Noise at work can cause hearing damage that is permanent […]