noise regulation News

  • Noise pollution: separate regulations needed for construction

    In a new study, Spanish researchers describe a method specifically designed for measuring and characterising noise from building sites. They claim the method could help shape future policy related to noise pollution caused by the construction industry and provide important information to help reduce construction noise. Several EU directives are concerned with noise pollution and focus on reducing ...

  • 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

  • Facing the challenges of the new Control of Noise at Work Regulations

    The introduction of the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, which came into force on the 6th April 2006, introduce to employers new limits in the level of noise exposure to which employees can be exposed and actions that should be taken at these different action levels. One of the most sigificant additions in the new Regulations is the introduction of the Exposure Limits Values of and ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • 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

  • UK health & safety agency introduces new noise-at-work regulations

    The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (Noise Regulations) will come into force for the music and entertainment sectors on 6th April bringing them in line with all other sectors where the regulations have been in force since April 2006. The noise regulations will now apply to pubs and clubs, amplified live music events, orchestras and other premises where live music or recorded music is ...

  • Simple to use Sound Level Meter meets the new Noise at Work Regulations

    Marketing Manager, James Tingay comments: “The CR:262 has been designed to meet the needs of the Safety Officer who needs an accurate measurement tool but who also needs an instrument that can be picked up and used without having to go through a complicated setup or having to read a long manual. The introduction of the new Control Noise at Work Regulations in April 2006 has put the focus onto ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise monitoring updates keep Noise Sentinel on top

    Brüel & Kjær today announced new enhancements to Noise Sentinel and Noise Sentinel – On Demand. The web-based services provide 24/7 unattended environmental monitoring in urban and industrial areas to help maximize business opportunities and minimize community impact. Building on existing innovative features, the updates simplify noise management by delivering: More ...

  • 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

  • Germany - Reducing Noise Pollution from Aircraft Noise

    The German Federal Government wants to dramatically improve the protection of residents from aircraft noise. This decision is based on a directive (16/509) according to which existing 1971 legislation on protection against noise pollution resulting from air traffic should be “significantly improved”. The government envisages reducing threshold values around large military and civil airports ...


  • Noise monitoring updates keep Noise Sentinel on top

    Brüel & Kjær today announced new enhancements to Noise Sentinel and Noise Sentinel – On Demand. The web-based services provide 24/7 unattended environmental monitoring in urban and industrial areas to help maximize business opportunities and minimize community impact. Building on existing innovative features, the updates simplify noise management by delivering: More ...

  • 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, ...

  • North Yorkshire Noise Manufacturer Making A Big Noise

      In an international market dominated by a handful of electronics giants, Filey-based Pulsar Instruments plc has seen the number of its enquiries rise and managed to snatch a healthy slice of the profits both overseas and in the UK. And the future is looking bright. Pulsar Instruments plc was originally founded in Redwood City , California in February ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Noise Measurement…. Easy, dose it!!

    Pulsar Instruments Plc, a leading manufacturer and reseller of sound measurement products have recently launched their new and improved noise doseBadge system. The kit now includes a new ‘fast charge’ function on the updated charger unit, meaning the badges can be fully charged and ready to use in as little as three hours.   This represents real savings in terms of time and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • ‘Low Noise’ Tapping Machines

    More accurate sound insulation measurements to help constructors meet strict noise regulations are now available with sound and vibration expert, Bruel & Kjaer’s updated Standard Tapping machine – with reduced external noise. The inherent mechanical noise a typical Standard Tapping machine produces, particularly on poorly insulated floors, is picked up during use and distorts the results. ...

  • 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

  • Noise measurement safeguards hearing

    Unchecked noise levels at work can lead to hearing loss Anyone who has seen the latest figures of civil claims for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) will appreciate the scale of the problem.  The Institute of Actuaries’ latest estimate is that around 80,000 new claims were made in the last year in the UK, representing a substantial increase from the previous year. In fact, ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Noise abatement with waste disposal

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Sound noise testing solutions for ensuring Noise at Work compliance

    When it comes to ensuring compliance with the Noise at Work Regulations (2005) in an industrial setting such as a factory, workshop, warehouse or a construction site, one thing is for sure: you need outstanding noise testing and noise monitoring technology to obtain the best results. The Noise at Work ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

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