Are you protecting your hearing?

Those of us who work in the security industry face the real danger of hearing loss. Door supervisors, security guards and close protection officers are all at risk, and the effects can be life-long and devastating.

The reason is straightforward: in their work, many security staff are regularly exposed to damaging levels of noise — levels that are sufficient to cause partial deafness:

  • Door Supervisors and Close Protection Officers are at risk of hearing loss from working in clubs and pubs. Hearing experts say that just one night of exposure is enough to permanently damage hearing.
  • Close Protection Officers and Door Supervisors can also suffer damage to their hearing at music festivals. Around 80% of concert-goers show warning signs of damage.
  • Security Guards working in industrial facilities are subjected to potentially damaging levels of noise.
  • Close Protection Officers as well as recreational shooters are at high risk of hearing damage at shooting ranges without adequate ear protection.

Advanced hearing protection

The good news is that with high-quality ear protection, security workers don’t need to suffer the misery of hearing problems.

IBA-UK now offers advanced hearing protection for security industry personnel. The CENS digital range of noise suppressors offer robust defence against potentially damaging noise, with 44dB highest attenuation.

For firing range work, the electronic suppression kicks in the instant that a gunshot occurs, saving your ears from irreparable harm.

Noise suppressors that let you do your job

Passive noise suppressors do the job, but sometimes they stop you doing yours. It’s no good protecting your hearing if you can’t talk to your co-workers!  That’s why the CENS digital range has been developed to boost the ambient noises you need — allowing you to have a conversation without removing them.

Furthermore, with the SRC wireless harness, the hearing protection links to your walkie-talkie or two-way radio.

Comfortable, adjustable, water-resistant

With a canal tip made from soft 40 shore silicone, the CENS suppressor is comfortable to wear and fits beautifully (and discreetly). And because you work in all sorts of conditions, the suppressors have fully adjustable volume control to adapt to the situation.

The CENS digital range have been used extensively by shooting sports enthusiasts. They’re designed to operate all day, everyday, in the great British outdoors — and that means that they’re tough and highly water-resistant.

Order today

For further information about the CENS Digital range, or to make an order contact IBA-UK by web form, email or on 01793 855090.

Great Deals on Digital Ear Protection for IBA UK Students

If you've trained with IBA UK, you may be eligible for discounts on the CENS ear protection products.

Get in touch for details and start protecting your hearing today.

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Timings: On each day, the course runs from 9:30 – 4:30 with breaks. Qualification Overview The qualification is designed for those learners already working or preparing to work in industry who have been identified within the company’s risk assessment of First Aid. Topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral questioning, and end of course theory test and practical demonstration. This is an RQF qualification. Further information on this qualification Qualification Structure This qualification consists of two mandatory units, which learners must…
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all-day CCTV Training, SIA Level 2 @ IBAUK Headquarters
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CCTV Training, SIA Level 2 @ IBAUK Headquarters
Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry (RQF) You cannot get your SIA licence without first attending this training course and gaining the CCTV qualification. Once you have your licence you can start earning and have an exciting career in the security industry earning rates of between £8-10 per hr, and salaries of £19K+ year. For full course details, download the pdf or go to the course page or download the pdf. Duration Courses are delivered over three days, 8.30am to 5.30pm. Plus, for those who do not hold the Unit 1 ‘Working in the Private Security Industry’ already, learners will be required to complete distance learning for Unit…
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all-day Level 2 Award for Upskilling Doo... @ IBA UK
Level 2 Award for Upskilling Doo... @ IBA UK
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The course runs from 8:30 – 17:30 on each day. Download full course details This course is required for door supervisors who completed their SIA qualification before the QCF course and are looking to renew their licence. After you have completed the sessions and passed the exam, you can apply for your renewed SIA licence. Who should take this course? You will need to take this extra training if: your qualification was awarded before June 2010, or your qualification was awarded between June and September 2010 and your training course did not include the physical intervention skills module. You do not need to take this extra training if: your qualification was awarded after September 2010, or, your qualification certificate says “[Awarding body name] Level…
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HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
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Timings: On each day, the course runs from 9:30 – 4:30 with breaks. Qualification Overview The qualification is designed for those learners already working or preparing to work in industry who have been identified within the company’s risk assessment of First Aid. Topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral questioning, and end of course theory test and practical demonstration. This is an RQF qualification. Further information on this qualification Qualification Structure This qualification consists of two mandatory units, which learners must…

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