Tag: Hearing Protection

Safety Spotlight – Hand Arm Vibration and Noise at Work

A women wearing a red jacket with a hi-vis vest on top, safety goggles and hearing protection.

For the month of March, we are putting in the spotlight two key areas relating to our Hazard of the Month, Occupational Health. These key areas are Hand Arm Vibration and Noise at Work. Hand Arm Vibration Hand Arm Vibration can be a significant health risk wherever powered hand tools are used for significant lengths of […]

Hearing Protection

A pair of orange ear muffs hanging off a post.

Hearing Protection Noise is part and parcel of our day to day lives; however, too much noise can cause permanent damage to our hearing. Both Acute and Chronic Noise exposure can lead to impaired hearing, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), psychological effects such as stress as well as cardiovascular effects such as hypertension. It was […]