hearing loss


‘Poison of the ear’ – Ototoxicity in industry

Exposure to ototoxic chemicals can cause headaches, dizziness, tinnitus (ringing inside the ears) and occupational-induced hearing loss (OIHL). However, some OHS professionals may only recently be aware of ototoxicity, also known as ‘poison of the ear’. Read More

Listen Up: ‘Employers must provide the same level of hearing protection to all workers under amended PPE Regulations’

Tim Turney, Global Marketing Manager at Casella, shares expert advice on hearing protection in the workplace. Read More

‘Hearing is a wonderful gift, and we need to protect it’ – World Hearing Day 2022

Ahead of World Hearing Day 2022, SHP spoke to two audiologists about how employers can protect workers from the effects of excessive noise exposure. Read More

Workplace noise: how much is too much?

Here we take a look at the different ways that workplace noise affects staff, and what you can do about it. Read More

Employee who suffered hearing loss from faulty alarm awarded over £240,000

A woman who required hearing aids after her ears were damaged by a faulty fire alarm at her workplace has been awarded over £241,000 in compensation. Read More

Text app aids communication between hospital staff and patients with hearing difficulties

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has carried out tests of a speech app as a way of helping its medical team communicate with people who are deaf or have hearing loss. Read More

David Greenberg wins SHP’s Trailblazer in Technology Award

Eave CEO/Founder, Dr David Greenberg has been named as the winner of the SHP Award for Trailblazer in Technology Award. Read More

New association to help tackle hearing loss launched

The UK Hearing Conservation Association aims to provide independent information and advice on preventing hearing loss, which affects more than 10 million people in the UK. Read More

3M partners with Action on Hearing Loss

Protective equipment manufacturer 3M has partnered with the charity Action on Hearing Loss to raise awareness of noise-induced hearing loss. Read More

Key speakers announced for new hearing conference

HSE’s Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) has announced the keynote speakers who will speak at ListenUP! – the first European Read More



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