The Importance of Custom Hearing Protection

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) estimate that more than 2 million people in the UK are exposed to unacceptable levels of noise at work. This can have hearing loss as a result if staff do not wear proper hearing protection. One of the most common consequences of the lack of proper hearing protection is […]

The Importance of Sound Surveys in Safeguarding Employees’ Hearing

The Importance of Sound Surveys in Safeguarding Employees’ Hearing Preserving the hearing health of employees in noisy work environments such as in manufacturing and construction is both a duty for employers and a smart thing to do to protect your company from industrial compensation claims. These business sectors are frequently characterised by continuous and intermittent […]

Five ways to prevent hearing loss

Many adults start to notice that their hearing isn’t what it once was when they find themselves turning the volume up on the TV or having to frequently ask people to speak a little louder during conversations. Often, this is put down to age. Your inner ears contain tiny hair cells that act as sound […]

Tinnitus – What is it? How can I prevent it?

Over seven million people in the UK are living with tinnitus, research shows, with figures set to soar before 2030. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that 7.1 million people aged 17 to 99 are suffering with the sensation, which causes ringing, buzzing, and humming in the ear. This is set to […]

What is filtered hearing protection and how does it help?

Filtered Hearing protection earplugs are essential to protect hearing against noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) and other related issues such as tinnitus and hyperacusis. Filtered earplugs have the added benefit of enhancing an individual’s ability to receive clear and accurate communications whilst blocking out harmful frequencies in a loud environment. You may be unsure whether hearing […]

The everyday items risking your hearing

When it comes to loud noises, live concerts, sports events, and heavy machinery are almost certain to have left our ears ringing at some point. Many of us will be aware of the damaging effects that excessively loud noises such as these can have on our hearing. But did you know everyday items like hair […]

Charity Partnership: Music and the Deaf

Music and the Deaf is the only UK charity entirely dedicated to providing access, education and opportunities in music for deaf children, young people and adults. We will be running fundraising events throughout 2020 and beyond. Please check out our social media for current fundraising.

Hearing Protection in the Motor Industry: A Case Study

With 16 car dealerships and workshops across South Wales and the West, Mon Motors recognised the need to provide specialist hearing protection for the 400 employees working in its busy garages. “Our workshops include servicing and repairs, such panel beating and welding, which can reach above the recognised working limits at times,” said Peter Barbrook, […]

Welsh National Opera protected by Minerva Hearing

Minerva Hearing is proud to support the arts in Wales by protecting the hearing of the Welsh National Opera. Fittings have commenced for the orchestra and chorus of the prestigious Welsh National Opera.  Exposure to harmful noise levels during rehearsal and performances have prompted the need to protect the hearing of the talented members of […]