occupational noise News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Versatile Noise Meters ideal for both occupational & enviromental noise measurements

    The 6 new sound level meters that make the "Noise Quantifier" series can be effortlessly used in a wide range of noise monitoring applications both in industrial or environmental settings. The noise meters have been designed with the Health and Safety Professional in mind: Compliant with virtually all worldwide noise measurement regulations Robust and practical to use – no ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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

  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA withdraws proposed interpretation on occupational noise

    Agency examines other approaches to prevent work-related hearing loss. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that it is withdrawing its proposed interpretation titled "Interpretation of OSHA's Provisions for Feasible Administrative or Engineering Controls of Occupational Noise." The interpretation would have clarified the term "feasible ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • OSHA Proposes Interpretations 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 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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

  • Protecting Workers from Occupational Hearing Loss

    According to The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. Approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work, and an additional 9 million are exposed to chemicals that can damage hearing or balance functions of the ear. An estimated $242 million ...

  • 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

  • Environmental noise in colour

    Casella CEL, the UK's specialist provider of environmental monitoring solutions has developed an all-new model in its CEL-600 Series of digital sound level meters. The Casella CEL-621 represents the smallest 1/3rd octave-band noise analyser in the world and includes statistical (Ln%) values making it the perfect tool for short-term, hand-held, environmental noise assessments.  Casella CEL is ...


    By Casella

  • 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

  • Reviewing the multiple impacts of noise pollution

    While occupational exposure to noise has declined, ‘social’ exposure in the form of personal music players or rock concerts is estimated to have tripled for young people since the 1980s. A new review examines studies that have investigated noise sources, including environmental (e.g. traffic) and social (e.g. via headphones) sources. The review also explores research into the range of ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Casella to showcase new occupational hygiene monitoring solutions at IOHA 2015

    Casella will be presenting its new, next generation noise, dust and vibration monitoring solutions at the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) Conference in London on 25-30 April 2015. Designed to simplify ...


    By Casella

  • Core Competencies in the Practice of Industrial & Occupational Hygiene Discussed in New Document

    Recently, it was announced that a joint effort document from the Academy of Industrial Hygiene, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), and the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) had been released. The document, “Core Competencies for the Practice of Industrial/Occupational Hygiene,” discusses 17 core ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Cirrus research To Make Some Noise at IOSH 2013

    Cirrus Research, specialists in the design and manufacture of noise monitoring equipment will be exhibiting at this year’s IOSH Exhibition and Conference. Visitors to the Cirrus Research stand, C125, will be able to test out the latest innovations and products for measuring occupational and environmental noise. Noise measuring specialists will be ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • An explosion proof Noise Dosemeter updated for 2007

    Cirrus Research plc announces the introduction of the new version of the CR:110AIS doseBadge Personal Noise Dosemeter, which has ATEX, EEx, IECEx, MSHA and SABS Intrinsic Safety Approval for use in Hazardous zones. The new version of the CR:110AIS has been updated to add a range of new measurement functions, has new software along with a new charging station. Ideal for complying with both ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

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