UK Hearing Conservation Association

Passionate about preserving and promoting the protection of our nation’s hearing health

Our Mission
‘preventing damage to our nation’s hearing health and other noise related health conditions; through practical, evidenced and cost-effective communications and solutions’

The UK’s first multi-disciplinary association dedicated to preventing damage to hearing health and to reduce other noise related health conditions.

 

 

At Work

to source best practice advice and key messages for industry to prevent exposure to harmful noise and raise awareness of noise as a health risk.

At Leisure

to source best practice advice and key messages for individuals to protect themselves from exposure to harmful noise and raise awareness of noise as a health risk

Educating Young People

to develop or source motivational and educational materials for young people to have a healthier relationship with sound.

Music and Entertainment

to deliver a ‘Hear for Tomorrow’ Symposium in March 2021 to raise awareness and influence change in the music and entertainment industry.

News and Events

UKHCA Updated news, information and guidance 

Pickle saved my life, no shadow of a doubt

Pickle saved my life, no shadow of a doubt

Kirsten Callander was woken by hearing dog Pickle when the flat's smoke alarm went off. When she looked through the front door peephole viewer, she saw smoke and flames billowing out of the neighbour's flat. Without Pickle, Kirsten is convinced that she would have...

Turning up the Volume on Hearing Health

Turning up the Volume on Hearing Health

Since we were established in early 2019, the UKHCA have been proud of our multidisciplinary membership. The unique value of the UKHCA is to bring together a wide range of different perspectives, professions, knowledge and passion together to be a force for change,...

Lipreading and the McGurk Effect

Lipreading and the McGurk Effect

With today’s unprecedented global pandemic and the population being encouraged to wear mouth coverings there has been an increasing awareness of lipreading and the access people need to it. Lipreading is a skill that can be learned and indeed taught but did you know...

Publications

UKHCA Frequently Asked Questions

UKHCA Frequently Asked Questions

To support those in construction and other industries to tackle noise the UKHCA have produced a series of frequently asked questions.  This guidance covers; How to tackle noise in construction, measuring noise, controlling noise and the use of hearing...

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Headphone Use

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Noise at Work?

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Could headphones be damaging your Children's hearing?

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Noise Induced hearing Loss

Find out more about acceptable levels of noise

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