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Noise can damage your hearing if it’s too loud. Both sudden, loud noises, like an explosion, and constant, loud noise, like working near industrial machinery, can damage your hearing.
Hearing damage includes permanent or temporary hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears).
As the person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), you must reduce your workers exposure to noise as much as is possible.