Noise Surveys & Audiometric Testing

By: NoiseTesting.info  03-Mar-2013
Keywords: Audiometric Testing

NoiseTesting.info, a division of Safe Environments seeks to provide clear, transparent and objective information for employers, OHS professionals and workers alike to reduce potential health risks associated with noise exposure. While noise may be a pleasurable sensation, excessive noise exposure may lead to Noise Induced Hearing Loss otherwise known as Industrlial Deafness. Industrial deafness is irreversible and preventable with industrial deafness accounting for approximately 36 % of all occupational injuries. Workplace Noise Regulations requires exposure levels to be less than LAeq, 8hr of 85 dB(A) and LC,peak of 140 dB(C). These compliance noise levels require being determined in accordance with AS/NZS 1269.1:2005 Occupational noise management – Measurements and assessment of noise immission and exposure. NoiseTesting,info also undertake audiometric testing to identify noise induced hearing loss to then undertake corrective action to mitigate further hearing loss.

Keywords: Audiometric Testing