occupational noise regulation News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Non-invasive noise measurement

    Measuring individual exposure to noise at work is key to check compliance with occupational legislation while safeguarding your business from non-compliances and costly civil claims for hearing loss. Pulsar's latest non-invasive personal noise dosemeter offers the perfect solution. This ...


    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • New noise at work course a great success

    Leading global specialist in industrial hygiene and occupational health monitoring equipment, Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), has held a new one-day course offering an introduction-come-refresher on workplace noise in accordance with the UK ‘Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005’. Designed to help those whose role ...


    By Casella

  • Shawcity Seminar 4: Sound, Noise and Vibration

    On Tuesday 8th November 2016 Shawcity hosted their final seminar of the 2016 series for the occupational hygiene, health and safety and environmental industries. With a focus on Sound, Noise and Vibration the seminar guest speakers included industry experts from 3M, Adnitt Acoustics, Addiscombe Environmental Consultants Limited as well as Shawcity. We welcomed delegates from ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Pulsar Collaborates With Costain On Noise Health Issues

    To promote an increase in the use of personal hearing protection of construction workers in a complex and ambitious railway station development and comply with the noise regulations and local authority Section 61 agreement, Costain have invested in PulsarSafeEar Max noise activated signs. The Costain Construction ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Innovation in noise measurement: doseBadge Pulsar Model 22

    The Pulsar doseBadge is a tiny, compact and lightweight dosimeter which is worn on the human body, usually on the shoulder, or on a safety helmet.  It measures accurately the amount of noise that the person wearing the device is exposed to during their working day. This revolutionary ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Effects of Noise on Bar, Pub and Nightclub Workers

    Since music and entertainment noise is generally regarded as desirable as opposed to undesirable noise, it tends to be overlooked compared to noise in other industries. However, a 2004 TUC/RNID health and safety report revealed that ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • The NEW doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter has arrived

    The doseBadge5 is a result of 20 years development of the doseBadge Noise Dosimeter. The latest incarnation introduces a range of new features, whilst maintaining the original 'no cables, controls or display' design philosophy that symbolises the doseBadge. doseBadge5 –  20 Years of Development Designed for anyone who needs to measure, assess and ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise measurement in the refuse and recycling sector – the shattering reality!

    The ability for a local authority to provide an efficient and effective refuse and recycling service is pivotal for both residents and the upkeep of the surrounding environment.  However with the increased noise levels that new recycling initiatives generate it is imperative that the welfare of operatives working in this sector is looked after rigorously.  David Wilford of No Going Back ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Keep it down! controlling noise in the workplace with Pulsar

    According to the HSE, over one million employees in Great Britain are exposed to levels of noise which put their hearing at risk. Noise induced hearing loss is one of the most prevalent, but often ignored, risks in the workplace and employees must, by law, be protected. Once noise-induced hearing loss has taken place, it ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • All quiet on the workplace-noise front: keeping employees protected from the risk of noise induced hearing loss

    It’s a decade since the ‘Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005’ was passed before coming into force in April 2006, putting in place a more stringent cap on ...


    By Casella

  • Making Noise Measurement Simple with the Optimus Red Sound Level Meters

    Sound Level Meters are increasingly sophisticated and this can often make them difficult to use.  The Cirrus Optimus sound level meters have been specifically designed to be simple to use whilst giving you all of the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

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