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Welcome to your Hearing Awareness Library.

Watch the module videos, and read the booklets to gain insights into creating a more hearing aware environment in your workplace.

Watch this video and read the booklet, below, to learn more about starting a conversation about hearing loss in your workplace.

Talking About Hearing Loss

Start a conversation with your team about becoming more aware of hearing loss.


Learn about:

  • The signs of hearing loss

  • How to talk to an employee about their hearing loss

  • How to book a hearing screening or test

  • Simple tips and strategies for better communication with team members or customers who have a hearing loss.

Watch these videos and read the booklet, below, to learn more about hearing aware health and safety practices in the workplace.

Health & Safety

This topic will help you to take a look at how well your current health and safety practices accommodate employees with hearing loss. 


Learn about:

  • Your obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

  • Health and safety adjustments and assistive technologies to accommodate team members with hearing loss

  • Considerations for fires or emergency evacuation 

  • The risk of work-related stress when team members with hearing loss are not adequately supported

  • Hearing loss aware health and safety training 

  • Preventing noise-induced hearing loss in general workplaces

  • How to monitor and manage potential health and safety risks.

Watch these videos and read the booklet, below, to learn more about creating hearing aware environments that support mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

This topic looks at strategies to help your organisation move towards becoming a positive and psychologically safe environment that is supportive of hearing loss, mental health and wellbeing. 

 

Learn about:

  • The importance of being aware of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

  • Strategies to transform workplace culture to be more inclusive and positive

  • Potential causes of workplace stress for team members with hearing loss

  • The signs of poor mental health 

  • How to talk to team members about their mental health and wellbeing

  • How to work together for shared success.

Watch these videos to learn more about adjustments and accommodations that can assist team members who are Deaf or hard of hearing in the workplace.