Employers have a legal duty to protect the health and safety of staff
from all noise-related risks at work.
Carry out noise measurements and if advised by a risk assessment, a programme
of regular audiometry to include pre-employment, baseline and ongoing
Conduct risk assessments - these should consider all the potential risks
Inform, consult, and train workers about the risks faced, low noise working
measures, and how to use noise protection.
Monitor the risks and review preventive measures - this may include health
Employees must be consulted on health and safety measures before the
introduction of new technology or products.
Store and maintain personal equipment and provide training and guidance
on how to use it.