workplace noise assessment News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pulsar: a unique range of sound meters to measure workplace noise

    Pulsar Instruments plc, a leading manufacturer and supplier of high performance niose measurement equipment, is now offering a full range of instrumentation to suit most applications and budgets. Taking noise measurements couldn't be easier. All Pulsar Instruments are affordable, simple to use and effective whilst complying with national standards. The name Pulsar is synonym with reliability and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • FREE 5 Step Guide to Controlling Workplace Noise at Work published

    Why do we need to carry out noise risk assessment surveys? 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 (NIHL) 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 is ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • What Are the Employers Responsibilities Regarding Noise at Work?

    The dangers of excessive noise levels at work are well documented. Not only does loud noise pose a threat to workers’ hearing; it can also impair their ability to hear alarms and warnings in emergency situations. Then there are the legal and financial implications for your company if taken to ...


    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

  • Invest in the best noise awareness training available

    The answers you need, from the noise measurement specialist and more, when you attend Pulsar’s Noise Awareness Course. Noise awareness regulations is something that all managers who are responsible for staff working in noisy areas of over 85dB(A) need to be aware of. Pulsar Instruments, the UK ...


    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

  • See the Cirrus Noise Doctors at Safety & Health 2014

    Cirrus Research is taking its Noise Doctor advisory clinic to the Safety & Health Expo this June, when it opens its doors at the Excel in London for the first time. Enjoying a highly visible position on Stand Q2380 the team of experts will be offering advice, information and product demonstrations on a range of sound level meters, noise dosimeters, training courses and noise warning ...


    By Cirrus Research 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

  • 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

  • Casella Reports Ongoing Demand For Lightweight And Reliable dBadge Personal Noise Dosimeter

    Further underlining its unrivalled position as the first company to develop an all-digital, ‘badge-style’ personal sound exposure meter for use around the workplace, Casella is reporting ongoing demand for its lightweight yet robust dBadge noise dosimeter series. In fact, sales of the popular and well-proven instrument, which weighs just 71g, have continued to rise since ...


    By Casella

  • Pulsar Noise Assessor: a meter designed to safeguard workers' hearing in noisy environment

    A hand held sound level meter that detects and measures noise levels in decibels in workplaces such as factories, workshops, transport industries or construction sites to enable busy Health & Safety Professionals  to find the source of noise, adapt the work environment and avoid putting workers’ hearing at risk. The ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • New bespoke noise assesssment kits from Pulsar Instruments

    Safety Professionals can now combine any sound level meters from Pulsar Instruments - including the latest Pulsar NOVA range - with the revolutionary Pulsar doseBadge system to create their very own noise assessment measurement kit.  Simply, it is the most flexible way to address ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

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