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Key Health and Safety Issues

An introductory advice to some aspects of health and safety aspects affecting musicians including noise, hearing and electrical safety.

Last updated: 20 January 2021

All health and safety is covered by the Risk Assessment approach, which means looking at potential problems and coming up with ways to deal with them. So, from electrical safety to repetitive strain injuries, from noise to unsafe stages, there is a clear way forward.

Browse our advice by health and safety issue. You can find more detailed advice on specialised websites.

Health and Safety advice go-to sources

HSE (Health & Safety Executive)

the HSE Sound Advice website.

Hearing Health Scheme for Musicians

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