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  • Controlling Noise at Work: An Overview

    Controlling Noise at Work: An Overview

    Not sure what your noise control strategy should include? You could, of course, go for your own strategy. However, if you are new to controlling noise at work like many of our customers, you might want something tried and tested that you ...

  • Noisy work environment: alert, educate and prevent

    Noisy work environment: alert, educate and prevent

    Communication about noise levels is the key to safeguarding hearing Noisy world, noisy work environment Millions of workers are affected by high noise levels in industrialised as well as un-industrialised countries around the world. Also millions ...

  • Pulsar Top Tips to Safeguard Employees’ Hearing from Noise - Are you following the guidelines?

    Pulsar Top Tips to Safeguard Employees’ Hearing from Noise - Are you following the guidelines?

    Your employees` hearing is worth protecting According to the HSE, over a million of workers in the UK are exposed to levels of noise at work which put their hearing at risk. If asked, would you be able to prove that you are following the ...

  • In-depth workplace noise risk assessments

    In-depth workplace noise risk assessments

    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, ...

  • Noise at Work: Frequently asked questions

    Noise at Work: Frequently asked questions

    Controlling Noise at Work: Frequently asked questions Pulsar Instruments are the experts when it comes to noise at work measurement. The company was formed 45 years ago and, over the years, the team has answered numerous phone calls or met new and ...

  • 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

    40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

    31st July 2014 marked the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act. Also referred to as HSWA or the HSW Act, the Health and Safety at Work Act is the primary legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United Kingdom. ...

    Sarah Brack

  • The causes of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)

    The causes of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)

    The two most common causes of hearing loss is age and exposure to loud noise. The former we can’t do much about. The latter we can. Age As the NHS states, age is the biggest single cause of hearing loss. Problems associated with hearing and ...

  • Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

    Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

    Why it pays to avoid quick fix solutions when it comes to noise monitoring Whether you run or own a construction site, a metal cutting workshop or an open cast mine, as an employer of a noisy working environment, you must ensure that the hearing of ...

  • Noise in the printing industry: Safeguarding the hearing of workers

    Noise in the printing industry: Safeguarding the hearing of workers

    Why failing to monitor noise levels could open your company to lawsuits Noise at work might be synonymous with construction and manufacturing industries but it can also be a significant problem in the printing trade. Failing to monitor and control ...

  • Tackling Office Noise – The Sound Investment

    Tackling Office Noise – The Sound Investment

    Open offices or shared offices can offer great benefits in terms of communication but they can also present challenges. We’ve all had problems with noise in the office - the incessant chatter of your colleagues ruining your concentration; ...

  • Don’t Turn a Deaf Ear to a Noisy Working Environment

    Don’t Turn a Deaf Ear to a Noisy Working Environment

    Whether you work in manufacturing, engineering, construction, or in an office environment, the incessant noises of machinery or even noisy work colleagues can have an effect on your wellbeing after a while. But the problems associated with noise run ...

  • Noise at Work, Workplace Noise and Issues with Noise

    Noise at Work, Workplace Noise and Issues with Noise

    Noise at Work Regulations to Control Workplace Noise The Control of Noise at Work Regulations (2005) became effective in 2006.  The Regulations are relevant to all employers who operate a noisy workplace and should be an ...

  • Controlling Exposure to Noise at Work with Personal Noise Dosimeters

    Controlling Exposure to Noise at Work with Personal Noise Dosimeters

    Which method is best to monitor noise: sound level meter or noise dosimeter? Controlling exposure to noise at work with noise dosimeters Our work environment has been transformed since the 1970’s with the introduction of new machinery and ...

  • What is an Acceptable Level of Noise at Work?

    What is an Acceptable Level of Noise at Work?

    Excessive noise at work can be irritating, distracting and potentially harmful to workers’ physical and mental health. The problem is, many employers struggle to determine exactly what is an acceptable level of noise at work, ...

  • How to capture noise exposure levels of staff with unpredictable work patterns?

    How to capture noise exposure levels of staff with unpredictable work patterns?

    Pulsar Instruments has made assessing and capturing the true noise exposure of workers in a range of settings simple with its innovative noise doseBadge: Model 22. This revolutionary personal noise dosimeter is a self-contained device also known as ...

  • What to look for when buying a sound level meter

    What to look for when buying a sound level meter

    Sound level meters: a matter of class  Since sound level meters, or slm`s were invented, they have existed in various grades of accuracy.  Today, accuracy is referred to as `Class` and the reason behind all this rests with the ...

  • Manage the rise in deafness claims with Pulsar Instruments

    Manage the rise in deafness claims with Pulsar Instruments

    The recent reports in the press about insurance groups complaining of a sharp rise in claims from employees seeking compensation for hearing problems have highlighted the real risks of noise induced hearing loss and the importance of protecting ...

  • Buying Noise Measurement Equipment: how to cut costs, not quality

    Buying Noise Measurement Equipment: how to cut costs, not quality

    At a time when budgets are under strain, the Pulsar Model 14, ultra-simple digital sound level meter offers a compliant, reliable, yet affordable noise meter. It is the preferred choice of employers looking for a meter for general purpose use whilst ...

  • Could loss of hearing cost your business money?

    Could loss of hearing cost your business money?

    Sound measurement equipment manufacturer, Pulsar Instruments Plc, are warning employers of the dangers of hearing damage due to excessive noise levels in the workplace.  Loss of hearing can happen in a wide range of industries such as ...

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  • Keep it Down! Controlling Noise in the Workplace

    Keep it Down! Controlling Noise in the Workplace

    According to the HSE, over one million employees in the UK are exposed to levels of noise which put their hearing at risk. Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most prevalent, but often ignored, risks in the workplace and employees must, by ...

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