Hearing loss caused by work is preventable but once your hearing has gone it won't come back.
Factors that contribute to hearing damage are noise levels and how long people are exposed to the noise, daily or over a number of years.
Am I at risk?
Do you have to raise your voice to have a normal conversation when about 2 m apart for at least part of the day?
Do you use noisy powered tools or machinery for over half an hour a day?
Please note that this link is to the original legislation, visitors should verify for themselves whether legislation is in force or whether it has been amended or repealed by subsequent legislation.