Any workplaces can be highly noisy, especially if you work outdoors on busy on road construction sites, in manufacturing or can work with operating any heavy machinery. According to Safe Work Trade Australia, more than 34% of Australian workers are exposed to loud noise whilst at work place, which may be with experience to excessive noise at work may result in temporary hearing loss or potentially even permanent hearing loss or tinnitus, so it is important to mitigate the risks as much as possible by wearing quality hearing safety equipment.
In this blog post, other than all safety workwear Australia, all other trades will be sharing some insight into noise and hearing loss, along with how our range of products can keep your team safe.
Reducing Noise in the Workplace
Any Construction site is inherently noisy, but with careful planning and noise control measures in place, the hazards can be significantly reduced. Additionally, you should invest in high-quality hearing safety equipment including earmuffs, earplugs, and wireless communication headsets.
Below are the few benefits of using all above mention hearing aids:Earmuffs
Quick and easy to use
Can be adjusted to suit each individual
Some models have a hard hat and visor attachments that offer a complete seal around your outer ear
- Comfortable to wear
- Choose from disposable ear plugs or reusable earplugs depending on your needs/budget
- Offer the best protection against noise as they fit directly into the ear canal
- Lightweight and easy to carry
- Can easily be worn with other PPE gear
- Earplugs need to be fitted properly to provide protection
- Wireless Communication Headsets – Wireless communication headsets have the same qualities as earmuffs, except they also allow for crystal clear voice communication. This is particularly useful for workers who need to answer phone calls whilst on the job, or to communicate with other staff. They are particularly useful for industries such as agriculture, construction, forestry, manufacturing, oil and gas, steel and metals, transportation and utilities.
To place your order for high-quality hearing safety equipment, call us on 02 4773 3177