Workplace Hearing Screening

Independent Audiology provides on or off site workplace hearing screening programmes designed to comply with HSE requirements for health surveillance.  It is an employer’s legal responsibility to prevent or reduce risks to health and safety from exposure to noise at work. Further information about the HSE legal requirements for employers can be found here.

Who needs workplace hearing screening?

Music and Entertainment Sectors

In 2008, The Control of Noise at Work Regulations came into force for the music and entertainment sectors. These regulations specify that a number of measures must be taken to protect employees who are exposed to noise.. Health surveillance in the form of testing the hearing levels of employees who are exposed to noise at work must be provided. in addition, hearing protection, information and training must be provided.

Businesses

In 2005, The Control of Noise at Work Regulations came into force which require businesses whose employees are exposed to noise as a result of using machinery or tools must provide  health surveillance and ear protection.

Why choose Independent Audiology?

The HSE requirements stipulate that hearing screening must be carried out trained professionals who will be qualified to set up the programme and provide the necessary employer’s reports, according to HSE guidelines.  Independent Audiology employs senior, NHS trained Clinical Audiologists who are registered, insured and enhance DBS checked. Our Clinical Audiologists are experienced and registered with the British Society of Audiology and The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists.  

Confidentiality

Independent Audiology is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/  ICO Certificate of Registration reference: ZA195722

All records are kept in accordance with ICO guidelines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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