Noise and Hearing Protection Safety Talk

Product Description

This safety talk includes the full safety talk in MS Word, PowerPoint presentation and handouts for in the field talks, assessment and Answer Sheet.

Our safety talks can be edited to suit your needs or used as they are.  Below is a passage from the talk and you can view a preview of the talk in PDF:  TALK PREVIEW

Noise and Hearing Protection

Long term and frequent exposure to loud noise can permanently damage a person’s hearing, possibly resulting in deafness.

Acute short term hearing loss can result from exposure to an instantaneous loud noise e.g. an explosion.  This may also have a long-term affect.

 Damage from excess noise can occur by:
• failing to recognise hazardous noise;
• not using suitable hearing protection;
• wearing hearing protection incorrectly;
• using faulty or damaged hearing protection; or
• failing to wear hearing protection in designated areas.


At the end of this talk you will know:
• what are the main sources of noise;
• how to recognise noise exposure;
• how to select suitable protection and when to use it; and
• what faults and damage to look for in hearing protection