Hearing Safety Videos

When does hearing loss, or hearing impairment, become the result of a work-related exposure?  After all, we live in a world where loud noises are common, like from heavy city traffic, or even the music so kindly being shared through the open windows of the car stopped next to you.  And there’s often that person who thinks headphones are speakers and has the music playing loud enough that it can be heard by everyone in the room.  So yes, loud noise is common.  And yes, loud noise can lead to hearing loss.

There is no denying that the tools that we use in our lines of work create loud noise, too, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that employees will lose their hearing.  With the proper workplace hearing protection controls in place to eliminate, reduce, and protect against potentially damaging noise exposures, we reduce the chances that our employees will experience occupational hearing loss.

ABCs of Safety: N is for Noise
Hearing Loss Simulator - Hear what hearing loss sounds like
HCE - Anatomy of the Ear
What's it Like To Be Hard of Hearing?
Protect Your Hearing: How to Use Earplugs | WorkSafeBC
Hearing Loss: Myths & Facts - Safety Training Video - Causes & Prevention
Why We Wear Hearing Protection?
Protect Your Hearing: Intensity and Duration of Noise | WorkSafeBC
Protect Your Hearing: What Noise Does to Your Ears | WorkSafeBC