How are cushions, curtains and conserving your hearing connected?

HSE’s Noise and Vibration Specialists make some serious points about hearing conservation while weaving in talk of soft furnishings… don’t worry, it’ll all make sense. Can you remember walking into your new home for the first time? All of those empty rooms and bare floors like blank canvasses just waiting for you to decorate and … Continue reading “How are cushions, curtains and conserving your hearing connected?”

How to protect your hearing at work and play

Emma Shanks, Noise and Vibration Specialist at HSE’s Laboratory, explains the importance of looking after our hearing both in and outside the workplace – particularly when lives may depend on it. Picture the scene: you’re at a large family gathering for a special occasion in a busy pub. You’re attempting to tell Aunt Sue (who, … Continue reading “How to protect your hearing at work and play”