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Noise Regulations Applications

  • Noise monitoring for railways and trains

    Controlling and monitoring railway and train noise in residential and urban areas is a critical function of a railway. The noise generated can be dependent upon the engine, rail cars, rail construction, train speed, and the horn. Modern high speed trains have also created new levels of high frequency noise that create an acoustic disturbance that sounds like an aircraft going by.

    By Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics based in Depew, NEW YORK (USA).

  • Sound level meters & Noise dosimeters for Noise ordinance monitoring industry

    Noise Monitoring Equipment for Law Enforcement Agenices; Noise ordinance covers the monitoring of noise in major urban areas in the US. Common complaints from residents include: Barking dogs, Noisy neighbours, Loud music, Construction noise, Industrial noise, Transportation noise.

    By Cirrus Research plc based in Hunmanby, UNITED KINGDOM.

  • Sound level meters & Noise dosimeters for Entertainment & music industry

    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.

    By Cirrus Research plc based in Hunmanby, UNITED KINGDOM.

  • Sound level meters & Noise dosimeters for Workplace noise monitoring industry

    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.

    By Cirrus Research plc based in Hunmanby, UNITED KINGDOM.

  • Sound level meters & Noise dosimeters for Vehicle noise measurements industry

    The noise from vehicles such as cars, buses and trucks is wide spread with many people being affected by these noise sources in their daily lives. All modern vehicles will be designed to meet strict safety and emissions standards as well as noise output levels. All vehicles sold in the EU must comply with a range of noise directives to ensure that they meet these specified noise levels when they are sold and many countries enforce regular checks over the life of the vehicle. Motor Sport noise is a often a source of enjoyment for those taking part and for spectators. The impact of motorsport activities on the surrounding environment is also of major concern to many people who live near to venues as well as to those operating the circuits, tracks and venues.

    By Cirrus Research plc based in Hunmanby, UNITED KINGDOM.

  • Pulsar noise testing equipment for entertainment noise industry

    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.

    By Pulsar Instruments plc based in Filey, UNITED KINGDOM.

  • Pulsar noise testing equipment for workplace sector

    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 Noise at Work Regulations 2005’ are based on the European Union Directive 2003/10/EC; usually called “The physical agents (noise)” directive and expanded upon by the Health & Safety Executive.

    By Pulsar Instruments plc based in Filey, UNITED KINGDOM.

  • Noise and vibration problem solutions for building & construction sector

    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.

    By Acoustic Associates Sussex Ltd based in Shoreham Airport, UNITED KINGDOM.

  • Sound level meters & Noise dosimeters for Industrial hygiene 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.

    By Cirrus Research plc based in Hunmanby, UNITED KINGDOM.

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