Workplace Noise News

  • University of Liverpool Invest in Sustainable Energy Centre

    Installation works have commenced on site, as Vital Energi begin the installation of a new £1.5m Energy Centre, for the new Greenbank halls of residence at the University of Liverpool.  Vital Energi have a longstanding relationship with the University of Liverpool and have previously installed the University’s district heating network and converted their Grade II former mortuary ...


    By Vital Energi

  • The challenges of conducting noise surveys in urban areas

    Ambient noise surveys crucially establish an information baseline which will enable you to better understand existing noise levels and the additional impact your facility may have on the surrounding community The process is relatively simple in rural areas where the oil and gas industry tends to have well sites and compressor stations located, with only the odd passing train or plane overhead to ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • See it before you hear it!

    PulsarSafeEar is a noise-activated warning system that can be installed easily on any wall in busy factories, workshops, warehouses, receptions or corridors to warn staff and visitors alike when noise levels become too high.  The system uses adjustable, high intensity white LED technology to display a visual alert when hearing ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Noise and Occupational Exposure Risks Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses occupational exposure risks to noise.  “OSHA reports that twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year,” said Paul Cochrane, President of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Our New Baby Leaves the Nest….

    It’s a very emotional day here at Acoustic House. We are filled with excitement but also a tinge of sadness as our new baby prepares to leave the nest for the very first time. Teenagers across the country are leaving home as they go off to University. Their parents are giving them a tearful farewell as they take their first steps towards full independence. They all know ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the project entails a noise ...


    By WKC Group

  • More details on one of the world’s largest biomass fired plants

    Sawmilling South Africa confirms that the massive biomass-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant being built on the shores of Värtan, a strait in Sweden’s capital city, by Fortum Värme, a company jointly owned by Finnish energy firm Fortum and the city of Stockholm, is on schedule ...

  • CitiSafe Pte Ltd is proud to announce The NEW doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter for Occupational Noise Measurements

    doseBadge5 provides all of the unique features of the original doseBadge such as no controls, cables or displays with a range of new functions and features allowing it to be used for compliance with any occupational noise standard. Wireless communication to the dBLink App (for Android and iOS) or the doseBadge5 Wand allows the instrument to be configured and controlled without user intervention. ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • Counting Down to Sicur 2016

    Sicur 2016 promises to be an unmissable event for any Health & Safety Professional. Organised by the IFEMA, the exhibition takes place from 22nd to 24th February. See what Cirrus Research is bringing to the show with this exclusive event preview. Noise at Work? We’ve Got You Covered We’ve got plenty to shout about this year, as we continue our ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • CASELLA `Noise at Work` training courses - dates announced

    Save time, money and comply with the Noise at Work Regulations (2006) by training a competent member of staff to monitor noise in your workplace, on Casella’s one day ‘noise at work’ training course. As well as hands-on training on the use of personal noise monitoring devices known as dosimeters, Casella’s noise course gives participants the opportunity to learn how to ...


    By Casella

  • Noise source location passes Grundfos demo challenge

    Global pump manufacturer Grundfos has enhanced its noise source identification capabilities, with a system based on a microphone array containing 108 microphones and optical camera in the middle. Based in Denmark, Grundfos’ state-of-the-art laboratory carries out sound measurements to ensure its pump units are quiet enough for domestic use and industrial demands - and to locate any ...

  • A Guide to Occupational Noise Measurement Terminology [Free eBook]

    The most advanced sound level meters can measure more than 100 different noise parameters at the same time. Each parameter can tell you something different the occupational noise you’re measuring. How do you remember what all this noise terminology means and what it does? In our new eBook, A Guide ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Safety Training Tool kit – 2016 noise awareness courses announced

    From new dates, group tuition to bespoke training, see what Pulsar Instruments’ training team can offer you. We’ve just launched our new one day noise at work awareness course programme for 2016 and have a selection of training dates at various locations across the UK. Noise at Work awarenesstraining helps health and safety professionals keep ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Newark recycling plant exposed workers to safety and health hazards

    Employer's name: The investigation was conducted at G&F Recycling and Salvage Inc., a recycling operation located at 142 Frelinghuysen Ave. in Newark, New Jersey. Date citations issued and what prompted inspection: On July 16, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued 14 ...

  • Occupational Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention Efforts Can Protect Millions of Workers

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. The agency reports that approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work and an additional 9 million are exposed to chemicals that are toxic to the ear. The Occupational Safety & Health ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Welders and grinders face toxic metal, noise hazards at Springfield, Missouri, plant

    A storage tank manufacturer exposed workers to hazardous levels of hexavalent chromium and potentially deafening noise as they welded and grinded stainless steel and other alloy steels. At high levels, ...

  • Pulsar Instruments adds new noise course

    New noise awareness course added We are delighted to announce that an additional Noise Awareness training course has been added to the 2015 schedule. The 'Pulsar Noise Awareness competency course’ is intended to meet the needs of those new to workplace noise measurements and will help attendees learn about basic acoustic theory and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Low Frequency Noise – the XL2 now offers a valuable toolbox for effective assessment

    The Data Explorer PC software for the XL2 Sound Level Meter now includes a series of professional tools for detailed analysis of low-frequency noise (LFN). The graphical representation of time varying frequency components offers an efficient process for identifying the presence and level of LFN. Also the associated high quality audio recording supports further correlation with the objective ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Get Connected with Casella at Safety and Health Expo 2015 - Stand P2334

    Casella will be showcasing a selection of its next generation occupational hygiene monitoring solutions at Safety & Health Expo 2015, on 16-18 June at the ExCel London convention centre. At the event, Casella will be launching its innovative new Apex2 range of personal sampling pumps for dust, whilst ...


    By Casella

  • Energy Department Announces New Projects to Help Protect Wildlife at Wind Energy Plants

    The Energy Department today announced more than $1.75 million for five projects that will develop and demonstrate technologies to reduce the potential impacts of wind farms on sensitive bat species. A current challenge facing wind energy developers in the United States is how to protect wildlife while responsibly deploying and operating this reliable source of clean energy. ...


    By US Department of Energy

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