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  • Air Quality & Noise Control Conference

    Air pollution is the world’s largest single environmental health risk. Unprecedented infrastructure activities, industrialization and heavy traffic are the main threats which increase the risk of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Noise-monitoring stations have been installed across the UAE to control the sound level in the cities. Restrictions were imposed on working hours and the ...

  • Entertainment Noise, the Music Industry and the Law

    Since April 2008, the entertainment industry has fallen under ‘The Control of Noise at Work Regulations' (2005). This recognises music as a "deliberate noise created for entertainment purposes", so robust and practical noise exposure guidelines are required to ensure the safety of those employees exposed to the music. Owners and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • The Control of Noise at Work Regulations: 8 years on

    The Control of Noise at Work We live in strange times! The Control of Noise at Work regulations, came into effect in April 2006 following the adoption of the European Directive 2003/10/EC. The initiative was developed over time to protect workers' hearing. Indeed the HSE ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Sound choice for industrial and environmental noise measurements

    Measure, record and analyse industrial and environmental noise If you are looking for a data logging integrating averaging sound level meter to undertake your environmental, vehicle and outdoor noise measurements, look no further than ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Introduction to workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory

    The answers you need about workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory, from the noise at work measurement specialist and more, when you attend Pulsar's brand new Noise Awareness Courses in 2015. Noise regulations, and a basic understanding of noise theory and noise control is something that employers who are responsible for staff operating in noisy areas of over 80dB(A) need to be aware ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Noise Sentinel: Simplify your noise management

    Brüel and Kjær Environment Management Solutions, (EMS) is delighted to announce the release of Noise Sentinel - our new internet based subscription service for urban and industrial noise monitoring. Noise Sentinel has applications in any industry that makes significant noise in the community and is required to report compliance with noise regulations, such as mines, ports, industrial premises, ...

  • Measuring Noise Outdoors

    If you are looking for a data logging integrating averaging sound level meter to undertake your environmental, vehicle and outdoor noise monitoring, we recommend that you take a look at the Pulsar Quantifier range. Pulsar Instruments is not new to this type of application. Its staff ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • The Battle Against Aircraft Noise

    There is good news for anyone living near or under a flight path of one of the UK’s airports this week. A report out from the Airport Operators’ Association (AOA) shows that UK airports are reducing noise pollution and carbon emission despite growth in passenger numbers. The AOA was keen to publish the report in response to political and ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • The 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC successfully launched

    Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC today at Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi, UAE. This event constitutes a platform for the regulators, industry stakeholders, air monitoring and noise control equipment and solution providers. ...

  • How to Prevent Industrial Noise Induced Hearing Loss - Monitoring and Reducing the Risk of Noise in the Workplace

    The risk of noise in the workplace is a very real concern for individuals and companies all over the UK. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) has a debilitating effect on employees’ everyday and working lives and puts them at risk of not being able to hear alarms and warnings. NIHL also poses potentially devastating legal and financial threats to your company. This article ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • A World Leader in Acoustical Consulting and Noise Abatement Technology, by ATCO Noise Management, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest ATCO Noise Management (Calgary, Alberta), an ATCO Group company, as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. ATCO Noise Management is a full-service E+P+C/M contractor with decades of experience in the design and construction of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Enabling employers to comply with the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

    Noise at Work needs to be controlled Exposure to noise in a working environment is a hazard and, like all hazards, it needs to be assessed carefully and then controlled effectively.  Most individuals can cope with loud noise over a short period of time but prolonged exposure to certain levels of noise can damage hearing and lead to permanent hearing loss (noise-induced hearing loss) ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Pulsar model 30: sound investment for measuring industrial noise

    During difficult economic times it is often tempting for businesses to postpone certain health & safety projects. Over a million of people in the UK suffer permanent and irreversible deafness, tinnitus or other ear conditions as a result of exposure to excessive noise at work (source HSE), therefore if you have issues with noise at work you cannot afford to ignore them. Pulsar Instruments, a ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • HSE noise expert discussing solutions

    Casella CEL is staging a one-day event on workplace noise and regulatory compliance aimed at health and safety professionals from the entertainment business and general industry. Called the Workplace and Entertainment Noise Seminar, the event will be addressed by the HSE Laboratory physicist who did much of the research upon which Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 are based. Liz Brueck, ...


    By Casella

  • 5 Biggest Noise At Work Mistakes

    You’ve been told you have to complete a Noise At Work Risk Assessment. There’s all the Regulations for you to read through. A plethora of potential instruments to choose from. Endless choices to make. And all that’s before you even start measuring noise. How do you do it, avoid all the common mistakes and comply with the Regulations? What if I told you there was an easier ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Casella offers a second noise dosimeter free with noise at work kit

      Casella CEL has announced a limited special offer on its noise at work kit, representing a saving of up to £1400. The kit helps the busy health and safety professional ensure compliance with the specific requirements of the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 and consists of: CEL-620 Sound Level Meter, a ...


    By Casella

  • Noise Mapping and Planning For Non-Acousticians

    New software is available for those who may not have in-depth knowledge of acoustics but want accurate results of a noise calculation in the smallest amount of time, with the maximum amount of professionalism. SoundPLAN-essential was conceived with this in mind. SoundPLAN-essential is a compact version of SoundPLAN, known for its power, fast data processing and graphics. It is said ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • International Noise Awareness Day – Here’s 5 Facts About Noise

    Wednesday 29th April 2015 is International Noise Awareness Day. A day when people, organisations and governments around the world raise awareness of unwanted noise that can affect your health. To commemorate this day, here’s 5 noise facts. 1. The Definition of Noise is “Unwanted Sound” Technically, there is actually no such thing as a noise. ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • First for Noise at Work measurement products

    Make noise at work your priority The function of Health and Safety management is challenging and covers a number of areas which demand attention. As professionals we are constantly reminded that, in this area of work, noise levels measurement is only one of the many tasks that need to be implemented to achieve compliance in the workplace. However, it is important ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • OSHA Proposes Interpretation of Its Provisions for Feasible Administrative or Engineering Controls of Occupational Noise

    On October 19, 2010, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed to alter significantly its interpretation of the term "feasible administrative or engineering controls" as that term is used in the applicable sections of OSHA's General Industry and Construction Occupational Noise Exposure standards. 75 Fed. Reg. 64216. Under the standard, which is codified at 29 C.F.R. ...


    By Acta Group

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