workplace noise control News

  • 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 understand the measurement process. Noise-induced hearing ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Don’t let these New Year’s resolutions fall on deaf ears!

    Life and noise go hand-in-hand but the effect of noise is a subject that is rarely considered by individuals on a day-to-day basis. It is, however, a common workplace hazard that in many cases goes undetected until it is too late and hearing loss for the individual, or individuals, has occurred. It is with this in mind that Cirrus Research plc, a leading expert in the creation and production of ...


    By Cirrus Research 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

  • Sound investment for bed manufacturer to the healthcare market

    Sidhil Ltd is one of Europe’s foremost manufacturers of hospital and home health care furniture and accessories, serving as a principal supplier of an extensive product range to both the private and public healthcare markets in the UK as well as into an increasing number of international markets. Sidhil Ltd joins a list of big names in manufacturing who have recently introduced the latest ...


    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 is irreversible. Clearly prevention is the most sensible option here as 1 ...


    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 requires them to protect employees from ...


    By Casella

  • 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 and control of noise in the workplace. Pulsar is celebrating its 42nd year in business 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, according to ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Nova: nothing ‘average’ about this sound level meter

    Advanced integrating sound level meter Nova is the latest range of advanced integrating sound level meters designed specifically for safety professionals by Pulsar Instruments, expert manufacturer and global retailer of noise measurement equipment since 1969. This handheld integrating sound level meter is available as a Class 1 or Class 2 instrument and is the perfect tool for conducting on the ...


    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 risk, increasing safety professionals' knowledge and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • See it before you hear it!

    PulsarSafeEar is a noise-activated warning system that can be installed easily on any wall in busy factories, workshops, warehouses, receptions or corridors to warn staff and visitors alike when noise levels become too high. The system uses adjustable, high intensity white LED technology to display a visual alert when hearing protection must be worn or when noise levels should be kept down. ...


    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

  • 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 leading noise measurement equipment manufacturer with well over 40 years in the field, is ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Why is excessive noise and noise pollution harmful?

    Here at Cirrus Research, we’re driven by one main thing: to develop innovative instruments that will ultimately save people’s hearing from being irreparably damaged, and prevent them from developing other serious conditions associated with hearing loss. Most people who know our name will have awareness of just how damaging noise can be, whether it’s noise pollution in the ...


    By Cirrus Research 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

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