Common Noise Level Chart

Common Noise Level Chart

Many workers are exposed to dangerously high noise levels at work. This is a frequent occupational injury and a current occupational hazard. Hearing protection is required for workers being exposed to noise on a daily basis when the noise level reaches 85 dB or more.

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Accidents should not be the driving factor for safety

Accidents should not be the driving factor for safety

Short memory is a particularly human trait. As a result, many companies react quickly following a major accident, but once things return to normal, vigilance is often relaxed as they think that “everything is under control now.” Is that really true, however? Not always, in fact. Danger and risk detection mechanisms must be instituted and subsequently maintained and sustained through strict monitoring. Unfortunately, OHS safety rules and management initiatives are often considered hindrances, so efforts to correct a situation end up being only temporary.

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