workplace noise control News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists Help Prevent Workplace Hazards

    Last month, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was interviewed for an article with NBC News.  The article, “OSHA Chief: Inequality in America is About Workplace Hazards, Too” discusses workplace challenges that concern more than just what a worker earns. In the article, David Michaels, Ph.D., M.P.H., states, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Workers’ Memorial Day Emphasizes the Importance of Healthy & Safety in the Workplace

    According to results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries that was conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 4,383 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2012.  These fatalities were grouped in the census by transportation incidents; violence; contact with objects and equipment; falls, slips and trips; exposure to harmful substances or ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Pulsar Instruments adds new noise course

    New noise awareness course added We are delighted to announce that an additional Noise Awareness training course has been added to the 2015 schedule. The 'Pulsar Noise Awareness competency course’ is intended to meet the needs of those new to workplace noise measurements and will help attendees learn about basic acoustic theory and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Cirrus launches Versatile Noise Activated Warning Sign

    Cirrus Research plc, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has unveiled its new electronic noise activated warning sign – the Sound Sign. The Sound Sign is a highly visible noise activated warning sign that has been designed for use in environments where there is a need to warn or indicate when a ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Brand New Noise Awareness Course Programme Launched

    Following last year’s tremendous success, Pulsar Instruments plc are launching a new training programme for its popular noise awareness courses.  The ‘one day events’ are designed for professionals from any background seeking an understanding of the key issues relating to the measurement ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Noise at work: who is at risk and how to comply?

    Noise awareness training is something which all managers who are responsible for staff working in areas of over 85dB(A) need to be aware of. Pulsar Instruments, a leading noise measurement equipment manufacturer with over 40 years in the field, is offering a one day, face to face course in September. It aims to raise awareness of noise as a ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Expert, face-to-face Noise at Work advice on offer

    Pulsar Instruments are exhibiting at the Health & Safety Event at the NEC, Birmingham for the second year running. The team is looking forward to present once more its state-of-the-art noise measurement instruments at the Health and Safety Event, NEC in Birmingham UK from ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

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