environmental noise Articles

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Invictus noise monitor on the right track- Case Study

by Cirrus Environmental  (Nov. 12, 2014)

An international acoustic consultancy was engaged by contractor Balfour Beatty on behalf of the end client Network Rail in this landmark project that is revolutionising transport across London. The Project: The new rail link will help cut journey times to the heart of the capital by two thirds in some cases, passing through 37 stations and ...

In-depth workplace noise risk assessments

by Pulsar Instruments plc  (Sep. 29, 2014)

Don’t miss a thing with a custom-made noise measurement kit Pulsar Safety Professional System: the-all-in one solution to noise measurement Pulsar Instruments’ Safety Professional noise measurement system offer Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) experts a custom-made solution for resolving their complex workplace noise ...

Focusing on environmental pressures from long‑distance transport

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Dec. 8, 2014)

The European Environment Agency's (EEA's) annual Transport and Environment Reporting Mechanism (TERM) report presents an overview of transport demand and pressures from the sector on the environment, as well as selected related impacts and policy responses. The report makes use of the latest available data in order to assess key trends and overall ...

Entropy approach for mitigation of environmental aviation impact and airport capacity increase

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 28, 2014)

The implementation of the operational procedures to reduce aircraft noise and engine emission in the airport vicinity was under consideration in the paper. Emphasis was put on optimal aircraft operational procedures for noise and emission reduction taking into account interrelations of aircraft noise and engine emission. The task of minimising of ...

Clutching At Straws to Come Up With Noise Level Solution

by Cirrus Environmental  (Jul. 11, 2014)

The UK is renowned for its rich heritage in hosting outdoor festivals, whether it be music or literary, through to farming, food or catering to even more niche audiences. But every festival is unique and, no matter how large or small, they bring with them their own issues when it comes to health & safety and noise related ...

Development of Low noise landfill gas flare

by Biogas Technology Limited  (Jun. 30, 2014)

Summary: Increasing requirements of the environmental standards and planning permission conditions create more challenges to the equipment providers. Environment Agency guidance demands low emission levels and local planners put low noise levels in their conditions for landfill sites. Achieving both at the same time with conventional equipment was ...

Noise Pollution – More Than Just an Inconvenience

by Cirrus Research plc  (Jun. 11, 2014)

A raft of new global studies are all pointing to how noise pollution can seriously affect your health – and you don’t need to be living directly under a flight path to be affected. Separate studies carried out over recent years claim to have found links that noise pollution can affect everything from your waist size to the weight of ...

Wakefield Council opt for Trojan Noise Nusiance Monitor

by Cirrus Research plc  (Mar. 17, 2014)

When it comes to keeping the peace, noise nuisance is an issue where a simple dispute can often escalate quickly and without warning. If left unresolved, prolonged noise nuisance can blight the lives of those living with it, affecting their health and mental wellbeing, so much so that people consider moving house as a result. Fortunately Local ...

An Industrial Noise Map is Basic to Hearing Conservation

by Atlantic Environmental, Inc.  (Mar. 5, 2014)

An Industrial Noise Map Is Basic to Hearing Conservation In the U.S., OSHA has set regulations on worker noise exposure. The usual measurement method is to use a portable noise dosimeter attached to a worker that measures noise exposure as the person moves about the work area. However, this does nothing to identify the source and location of the ...

I Need A Noise Dosimetry Survey. What Do I Do?

by Atlantic Environmental, Inc.  (Apr. 4, 2014)

Employees in noisy workplaces are at risk of permanent damage to their hearing. For a noisy workplace, establishing a Hearing Conservation Program is imperative to protecting both employee health and employer liability. Where to start? Sometimes, determining the appropriate type of protection for each employee can be tricky, because individual ...

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