Safety rules when there is no cure

Tinnitus affects one in ten people in the UK. With loud sound as one of the main causes, mining companies have a duty to provide their workers with equipment and information to help prevent this condition, writes Emily Broomhead

by Emily Broomhead
Wearing appropriate protective gear and being aware of noise levels and their safety periods is crucial (photograph: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
Wearing appropriate protective gear and being aware of noise levels and their safety periods is crucial (photograph: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

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