As of April 2008 the entertainment industry is now expected to comply with ‘The Control of Noise at Work Regulations’. Owners and venue operators are now legally obliged to ensure their workforce is protected from excessive noise levels. To help you understand the key issues, Pulsar Instruments Plc have produced a Free Information Pack detailing the new regulations and offering simple advice and answers to the most commonly asked questions.
Workplace noise monitoring is an interesting subject that can appear complex, but it is always worth remembering what you are trying to achieve. This can be summarised as: ““Minimising or avoiding the risk of noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace to comply with local, noise-based, legislation”” Such legislation is usually based on a European Directive that is then modified to suit the needs of each particular country. For example, in the United Kingdom, the ‘The Control of...
Completing a Noise Risk Assessment can seem like a big task at first. That`s why our Noise Experts have provided advice based on their years of experience. Find answers to common problems such as "Do I have a noise problem?" and "What do the Regulations require me to do?" We`ve also recommended a range a products to help get you started with workplace noise monitoring.
Industrial sites are subject to regulations that limit sound and vibration levels at their perimeter and with regard to third parties. The taking of measurements at intervals remains one of the most frequently used methods of evaluating the noise and vibration levels of such sites.
Wind farms must be developed in such a way that they become a part of the environmental lanscape. To this end, public authorities use standards and regulations to impose limits on the noise levels generated by such installations.
Our noise measurement instruments are used at high profile circuits and venues around the world, helping owners, operators, teams and officials comply with noise limits and regulations. With a range of noise measurement tools including drive-by test systems with permanently installed and portable monitors for continuous measurement of vehicles, to handheld sound level meters for pre and post race scrutineering, we can help you monitor and control your noise levels on track, in the pits and in the surrounding...
In the UK from the 6th April 2008 the Control of Noise at Work Regulations apply to the entertainment and music sectors. Applying these new regulations is a challenging task as it requires a significant shift in both attitude and practice across the industry.
Occupational noise is one of the most overlooked risks in the workplace. Ignoring this hazard can result in fines or prosecution from the Regulator, as well as leave your business vulnerable to compensation claims. Why? Exposure to excessive noise levels can cause noise-induced hearing loss or tinnitus. Hearing damage is irreversible, so it is vital to ensure you are protecting your employees and your business.
Approved Document E of The Building Regulations (2003 Edition) is the document setting out the requirements for sound insulation in buildings. It contains a requirement that organisations carrying out sound insulation testing should be third party accredited in order to demonstrate their competence to carry out such work. We are registered under The Association of Noise Consultants scheme as a testing organisation.