Although noise induced hearing loss is one of the most common occupational illnesses, it is often ignored because there are no visible effects.
Regular and consistent exposure to elevated noise levels has a psychological and physical effect.
Psychological stress can lead to an increase in workplace accidents, aggression and anti-social behaviour.
What does the law say?
The Noise Induced Hearing Loss Regulations, 2003, state that an employer or self-employed person may not require or permit any person to enter a workplace under their control, where the person will be exposed to a noise at, or above the 85dB(A) noise rating limit (8-hour rating level).
Regulation 6 states that a risk assessment should be conducted, and the following must be identified:
Our SMART Solutions
Reduction of noise in the workplace can be achieved in a cost-effective manner.
Our professional team will identify and quantify the exposure in the workplace and recommend a noise reduction strategy that is tailored to your application.
We provide noise mapping of the workplace, which can be used as a baseline assessment to enable businesses to implement long-term strategies.
The CSE difference
We know and understand the legislation that requires your organisation to be compliant.