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Hearing loss laws in the workplace

16-01-2014

photo shows a work area with noisy equipmentEmployees who work in environments where loud noise is prominent have a greater risk of developing hearing problems compared to those who work in other sectors. Employers must adhere to regulations when their workers are involved in such work.

Employers must follow the Control of Noise at Work Regu…

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Health and Safety News - 1 November 2010

01-11-2010

Burnley firm fined £16k after workers' hearing put at risk

A Burnley manufacturing company has been fined £16,000 after it ignored a formal warning about noise levels at its factory. 

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Equestrian Surfaces Ltd for putting its employees' hearing at ri…

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