Sound Advice - noise at work in music and entertainment

Sound Advice contains practical guidelines on the control of noise at work in music and entertainment. Representatives of music and entertainment industries together with Environmental Health Officers and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prepared the guidance. For more details see About Sound Advice. On this site you will find out what you can do to avoid the harmful effects of prolonged exposure to noise - for yourself and for the people you employ or work with. It is closely related to a printed guide. Check your responsibilities. Browse by venue below.

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Useful Terms

  • Noise Regulations
    The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005.
  • Health Surveillance
    For the purposes of this guidance assessment of the state of aural health as related to exposure to noise.
  • Tinnitus
    Buzzing, ringing or tone in the ear. Temporary tinnitus is a warning , a sign that you got away with it that time.
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