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31 March 2020

Svantek's Building Acoustic (BA) Assistant Smartphone Application, which supports its Class 1 SVAN 977A or SVAN 979 sound level meters with built-in Bluetooth interface, is approved by the Sound Insulation & Testing Measurement Association (SITMA).

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26 March 2020

BY Acoustics has chosen sophisticated IMMI noise prediction software from AcSoft for use in a major road scheme project to help determine whether noise has the potential to impact detrimentally upon a sensitive client facility.

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17 March 2020

Pulsar Instruments has designed its Pulsar Nova sound level meter to enable health and safety practitioners to easily meet the needs of the Noise at Work Regulations 2005.

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22 April 2020

The NoisePen personal noise meter by Pulsar Instruments can be used to assess whether employees are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss by exposure to excessive noise.

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14 February 2020

Casella has announced its 2020 training schedule for OSH – webinars and courses on workplace noise, air sampling and vibration.

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20 December 2019

Specialist PPE products from Hellberg Safety include advanced hearing protection devices, face protection and communication solutions for personal wellbeing on site.

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28 November 2019

Pulsar Instruments has announced the 2020 dates for its one-day Noise Awareness Course.

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15 October 2019

AcSoft has introduced the latest NoisePAD four-channel real time Acoustics & Vibration Analyser from SINUS.

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11 October 2019

Trade-in any sound meter for a new Pulsar Nova sound meter or Pulsar Nova noise measurement kit and Pulsar Instruments says you will save up to 30%.

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10 October 2019

The Peltor Electronic Earplug from 3M enables ambient sounds to be heard by its wearer, while providing protection against louder sounds that could cause hearing damage.

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04 October 2019

Pulsar Instruments' One-Day Noise Awareness Course is designed to provide attendees with all the answers they need about workplace noise measurement and how to stay HSE compliant.

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21 August 2019

One of Pulsar Instruments' most popular interactive noise warning signs, the Pulsar SafeEar, has been updated to be both weatherproof and dustproof.

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16 June 2019

A noise-activated warning sign from Pulsar Instruments has a clearly identifiable noise-activated alert symbol so that staff and visitors can take immediate action to protect themselves from noise – reaching for hearing protection or reducing noise levels around them.

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01 April 2019

Celebrating 50 years in noise measurement, Pulsar Instruments has designed its Pulsar Nova sound level meter to meet the needs of the Noise at Work Regulations. 

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26 March 2019

Visitors to the Advanced Engineering conference in Göteborg, were able to view HBK's solutions for test and measurement engineers in industries such as aerospace, automotive, machinery and manufacturing.

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26 March 2019

Pulsar Instruments, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, offers a one-day Noise Awareness training course for those responsible for the health and safety of employees under the Noise at Work Regulations. The focus is on helping people understand the issues relating to the legislation, measurement and control of noise in their workplace.

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25 March 2019

Local authorities and environmental consultants looking to upgrade their measurement tools get register their interest in Brüel & Kjær’s new sound level meter on the company’s website, where the latest model has a dedicated webpage.
 

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26 February 2019

Audi has chosen to focus on noise levels not only in their cars, but also in their vocational training department as well as in their painting department in Ingolstadt, Germany, which is also a workplace for trainees.

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25 February 2019

Svantek has supplied four SV 307 noise monitoring stations to First Choice Hire for a 13-week demolition project as part of phase one of the London Borough of Merton’s High Path Estate regeneration initiative.

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12 February 2019

Svantek UK has launched SolarBox, a remote, pole-mounted, all-in-one solar power system for use with its compact, low cost SV 307 Noise Monitoring Terminal.

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FEATURES

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14 January 2020

In this article Andy Pulley, team leader & product specialist with Atlas Copco Compressors examines the historic issues of noise emissions in factories related to air compressor operation and its effect on workers and productivity. He explains how today’s need for compliance with health and safety noise level regulations has influenced the development of innovative technology to produce a new generation of quiet compressors.

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14 November 2019

With the Health and Safety Executive estimating that 170,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, tinnitus or other ear conditions as a result of exposure to excessive noise at work, Nigel Thompson, sales manager Gas Power Solutions at Finning UK & Ireland (Finning), highlights the importance of reducing generator noise.

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25 April 2018

There has been a reduction in recent years in the number of reported cases of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) that result from noise at work, with a fall both in the number of new claims and in the number of affected workers. However, according to Pulsar Instruments, we’re now at the point where further reductions in NIHL will require much better and much earlier interventions – especially for high risk workers

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12 July 2017

Noise control technologies are playing an increasingly important role in health and safety practices within manufacturing workplaces, as Lee Nicholson, managing director at Wakefield Acoustics, explains

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18 May 2017

According to the HSE, there are 20,000+ noise-induced work-related diagnoses reported in the UK each year and, according to Dougie Collin, executive director, occupational hygiene, Iqarus, there are far too many examples of companies adopting a poor noise management strategy, which ultimately impacts their business performance and affects the wellbeing of their employees

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03 February 2017

In the UK alone, some 17,000 people suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work. Most of these injuries could have been prevented had an effective noise exposure monitoring strategy been in place. Kjersti Rutlin, hearing conservation manager EMEA at Honeywell Industrial Safety, explains more

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28 November 2016

Neal Hill, technical product manager at Casella discusses the role he believes technology should play in the future of workplace noise monitoring

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15 January 2016

Noise monitoring is an important part of occupational safety in order to prevent hearing loss in workers, as Andrea Bowen, technical product manager at Casella, explains

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13 May 2015

The challenges that the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 present to the industrial trade are substantial. Some 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, tinnitus or other hearing deficiencies caused by excessive noise at work. In the UK, it is estimated that over one million people are exposed to excessive noise levels in the workplace.

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14 January 2015

A health and safety led philosophy is at the forefront of everything that is achieved and produced at Sheffield Forgemasters International (SFI). One product helping the company in its drive to further improve health and safety is a highly visible noise activated warning sign

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30 October 2013

Pulsar Instruments is urging safety professionals to take action on excessive noise and its potentially devastating effects on hearing, and has introduced a new series of 6 decibel meters – the Pulsar Nova.

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17 April 2013

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is the most common, permanent occupational injury in the world, according to the World Health Organisation, yet it is preventable. Andy Todd, acoustic engineer at SATRA, outlines why fully tested and certified hearing protection products are vital

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SPONSORED CONTENT

02 August 2013

Diversified technology company 3M is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its best-selling E-A-R brand Classic Hearing Protector with a new educational microsite, Discovery Kits, and free prize draw.

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