Hearing Protection For Your Workforce
Did you know that Occupational Deafness has the highest number of claims on employer liability insurance in the UK? More employees have suffered from hearing disorders at work than have claimed for issues such as stress, white finger, carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive strain injury, put together.
This is particularly serious in the construction industry, where loud noises are a daily occurrence. The World Health Organisation defines anything over 87dB as having an adverse effect on your hearing. On a construction site, all of these activities would be classed in the ‘dangerously loud’ category:
Noise Levels in Construction
The importance of good hearing protection can’t be overstated, but the latest technology from 3M allows you to protect your hearing, while still providing excellent communication between team members.
There are two types of hearing protection that Chat-Com supply: Active and Passive.