Published: 01 Jun 2017
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 366.2 kB
 
Length: 4 pages
 
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

Workplaces should use hearing protectors as a last resort to reduce workers’ exposure to noise exceeding exposure levels. This document explains:

  • why hearing protectors are the least effective way to reduce noise exposure
  • how to select the most appropriate hearing protectors
  • when to use multiple hearing protectors
  • how to train workers to understand how, and when, to wear hearing protectors

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