One of the main effects of noise in the workplace is noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Taking steps to provide a safe level of noise exposure for your workers is important to help prevent NIHL and potential Workers Compensation claims. NIHL can be immediate or it can take a long time to be noticeable. It can…

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cost hearing loss

A comprehensive study by Access Economics found that the financial cost of hearing loss to the Australian economy was over $11 billion, or 1.4 per cent of GDP per annum.  The biggest part of the cost is loss of productivity which is $6.7 billion, or 57 per cent. One in six Australians are affected by hearing…

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