The HSE via their L108 bible are suitably vague on this, stating that the first two years should be annual but then being a little woolly after that, other than to say 'regular’ and 'no more than three years'. There is however a well-established standard practice for the testing frequency.Read More
A question which often comes up is audiometry for new starters and how soon they should be given a hearing test when they start working for an employer.
The idealistic answer is 'on the day they start' which is OK for companies with an in-house Occupational Health department where new starters can be sent as part of their induction. Now, for the rest of us...Read More