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    The Use of Noise Dosimeters for Workplace Noise

    In recent decades, increased mechanisation has drastically changed the industrial work environment. This has led to many changes to an employee’s work pattern. It used to be the case on the majority of production lines, that an employee would stay in one place for their working shift. Therefore, monitoring their noise exposure with a sound level meter was very straightforward. However, with ...


    By Casella

  • Monitoring for Millennials: Why the Younger Generation Needs to Listen Up…

    By 2031, 20% of the population are predicted to suffer from hearing loss, costing the UK economy £25 billion. Workplace hearing loss is a serious concern, with approximately, 20,000 people working last year suffering from noise induced hearing loss (NIHL), both new and longstanding cases. ...


    By Casella

  • New Predictor-LimA 2019

    Predictor-LimA Version 2019 has recently been released to provide enhanced support for modern, multi-core PCs, enabling faster calculations of bigger models.  Predictor can now also create global, ambient noise results and maps so that you can see the total noise from roads, railway, windfarms, recreational noise and industry. A new range of configurations, targeted more specifically at ...


    By EMS Brüel & Kjær

  • Why is excessive noise and noise pollution harmful?

    Here at Cirrus Research, we’re driven by one main thing: to develop innovative instruments that will ultimately save people’s hearing from being irreparably damaged, and prevent them from developing other serious conditions associated with hearing loss. Most people who know our name will have awareness of just how damaging noise can be, whether it’s noise pollution in the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Pellenc choose SALTEX to launch new range of tools

    Pellenc, which is distributed in the UK and Ireland exclusively by Etesia UK, has chosen SALTEX 2018 to launch a new range of battery-powered hand tools on stand E055. ...


    By Etesia UK

  • Buy our noise meters online!

    Buy noise meters online! Pulsar Instruments, a leading manufacturer and supplier of noise measurement equipment, announces the arrival of our new online shop. This brings to completion a project to redesign our website with our customers in mind and most importantly provide our noise measurement products directly to them within just a few clicks! ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Protecting Workers from Ear Damage due to Noise Exposure and Ototoxicants

    Several months back, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published an advisory bulletin about protecting workers’ hearing. Preventing Hearing Loss ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Connect with Brüel & Kjær at ACOUSTIC 2018

      Designed around the needs and tasks of engineers, BK Connect’s platform is suitable for use across many different industries such as aerospace, automotive, medical and more.     ...

  • DESMI upgrades to future-proofed pump testing capability

    Danish-based manufacturer DESMI has supplied pumps for more than a century. When developing pumps, testing finished products for compliance with guaranteed values, or working with refurbished units, it is essential to run reliable, quality testing at a qualified pump testing facility. The capabilities required by such test beds tend to vary – from straightforward, functional stations to complex ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • SoundPLANessential 4.1 with new great features

    SoundPLANessential 4.0 has been replaced by the new version 4.1. As a customer of version 4.0 you are entitled to download and install it parallel to the existing versions. Version 4.1 features the following enhancements: Advanced interface to Google Earth, with the possibility to directly import aerial photos as a background map and ground elevation. The noise propagation standard ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • SoundPLANessential 4.1

    SoundPLANessential 4.0 has been replaced by the new version 4.1. As a customer of version 4.0 you are entitled to download and install it parallel to the existing versions. Version 4.1 features the following enhancements: Advanced interface to Google Earth, with the possibility to directly import aerial photos as a background map and ground elevation. The noise propagation standard ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Brush up with Brüel & Kjær training courses

    Sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær is running a variety of theoretical and practical training courses throughout 2018. The first session, taking place on 6th March at the company’s UK headquarters in Royston, is the Vibration Testing for Engineers and Technicians course. This offers delegates a practical introduction explaining how to interpret vibration test ...

  • Advance your acoustic and vibration knowledge

    Sound and vibration expert, Bruel & Kjaer UK’s 2017 training courses, provide a variety of theoretical and practical classes, ideal for engineers and consultants.   The first session is the company’s Acoustic & Vibration Introduction for Design & Test Engineers course, starting on 5th September. This has been designed for industrial ...

  • Oxford Instruments congratulates Lancaster University for inaugurating the IsoLab, built for studying quantum systems

    One of the most advanced facilities in the world for quantum technology, Lancaster University’s IsoLab has been inaugurated by the Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Built completely to order, its unique features include three 50-ton platforms sitting inside a 350-ton concrete tank in order to drastically reduce any vibration, noise and ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Overflown communities demand government action to reduce aircraft noise

    With the General Election less than one month away, nearly 40 community groups representing hundreds of thousands of people, including many AEF members, today delivered a statement to Number 10 warning the next novernment that it must prioritise introducing tougher regulation to deal with the adverse impacts of aircraft noise. Charles Lloyd of the Aviation Communities Forum, who co-ordinated the ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • AEF hosts seminar on national airspace and Heathrow

    With several consultations open that will determine the direction of airspace and environmental policy for aviation in the coming years, AEF hosted a seminar in late April for communities to better understand the Government’s plans and help shape AEF’s response. Over 50 people gathered at SCI in London’s Belgrave Square to hear presentations from AEF staff, and from the No 3rd ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Lower threshold for noise annoyance CAA study finds

    Alongside the draft NPS for airports and airspace change consultation, the government last week released the ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Airspace proposals promise better community engagement but limited noise reduction

    The Department of Transport has launched a major consultation on reforming policy on the design and use of UK airspace. The proposals follow intense community pressure over recent years for the Government to act to prevent significant airspace changes being implemented without either consultation or ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Cirrus Research is now a UVDB Registered Supplier - The Utilities Vendor Database

    Cirrus Research is now a registered supplier under the Utilities Vendor Database or UVDB. As a long-term supplier to the UK utilities industry, as well as to major infrastructure and engineering contractors, Cirrus provides a wide range of noise and vibration measurement instruments and systems that help our customers meet the demands of environmental and occupational noise regulations. For ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Shawcity Seminar 4: Sound, Noise and Vibration

    On Tuesday 8th November 2016 Shawcity hosted their final seminar of the 2016 series for the occupational hygiene, health and safety and environmental industries. With a focus on Sound, Noise and Vibration the seminar guest speakers included industry experts from 3M, Adnitt Acoustics, Addiscombe Environmental Consultants Limited as well as Shawcity. We welcomed delegates from ...


    By Shawcity Limited

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