Noise at the workplace is a major cause of deafness in Western Australia. If people’s ears are exposed to loud noise continually over a period of time, the nerve cells in the inner ear may eventually die and not respond to sound. This condition is called noise induced hearing loss (NIHL). NIHL loss cannot be…

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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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