How to deal with Noise at Work- a FREE must-have resource pack from Barbour

Press Release : April 20, 2010
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Barbour Environment, Health & Safety are pleased to announce the addition of ‘The Barbour Resource Pack: ‘Noise at Work’ to their extensive range of resources.

Over 1 million employees in the UK are exposed to levels of noise that put their hearing at risk and 17% suffer deafness, tinnitus or other ear conditions as a result of exposure to excessive noise.

With Noise Action Week (26-30 April) approaching, Barbour has produced a resource pack to help businesses which includes;
A Technical Guide – breaks down this complicated legislation making it easier to understand and easier to convey to colleagues and clients, or even for use as a basis for training
A Director’s Briefing – short, clear summary covering significant areas of the topic, including responsibility, competence and duty of care
An Employee Factsheet – clear, concise information concerning identifying, managing and controlling the risks and hazards faced with incidents of work related violence.

This resource pack is part of a series of new content to be added to the Barbour service. Future topics to be covered include; Stress at Work, Muscular Skeletal Disorder and Asbestos duty of care. These packs are just one of the many resources available from Barbour covering a range of key topic areas.
Claim your FREE Barbour Guide: Noise at Work visit:

For further information:

Lauren Paines (Development Editor ) Tel: 01344 899258

Melanie Osborn (Marketing Manager) Tel: 01344 899240

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