We spoke to Stuart Halliday, a CMIOSH HSE professional, about his experience with Noise at Work. Stuart works with the Mintra team to advise on our Health and Safety courses and ensure that our course content is both compliant with industry standards and relevant to our end users. He gives us some insight into his experience with noise and some tips to help keep workers safe at work.
According to HSE, there are 21,000 workers with work-related hearing problems and there were 55 new claims for work-related deafness in 2018. There has been a steady decline of new claims since 2010.
Stuart shares some of his experiences on Noise at Work:
Experience what it is like to live without full hearing here http://www.hse.gov.uk/noise/demonstration.htm
The Mintra online course provides the employee with a detailed description of the likely consequences of working in high noise environments and explains what to do to prevent injury.
Learn more about ‘Noise’ by completing the accredited Mintra Noise at Work Training Course.
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Stuart Halliday, CMIOSH, is a Chartered safety and health practitioner and Offshore Medic. Stuart has over 16 years' experience in the oil and gas industry in various roles and in challenging conditions around the world.
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