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Celebrate our 40th Anniversary at Safety & Health 2011

If you are planning to visit the Safety & Health Expo at the NEC from the 17th to 19th May 2011, come and see us on stand T40, Hall 2 and join us in our 40th Anniversary celebrations. For 40th years, Cirrus has been manufacturing noise measurement instruments and our new products give you everything you need for noise at Read More »

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Meet the Trojan – Our new Noise Nuisance Recorder

2011 sees the launch of our new digital Noise Nuisance Recorder. The Trojan is an all-new noise nuisance recorder designed specifically to meet the needs of Environmental Health Officers and Housing Associations. Simple to use, quick to setup and very powerful, the Trojan has all of the features needed to help users measure, monitor and record noise nuisance including the Read More »

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Just how loud is a vuvuzela? Part 1

Every since the Vuvuzela made itself heard at the World Cup in South Africa, there has been a wealth of information about how they could be damaging to hearing and how they compare to noises from aircraft taking off and so on. To see just how loud a Vuvuzela can be, we made some measurements with a small 35cm horn. Read More »

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New dates for the Cirrus Product Training Courses

A new set of dates have been announced for the Cirrus Product Training Courses. 8th September – Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire 14th October – Castle Combe Circuit, Wiltshire 21st October – Bedford Autodrome, Bedfordshire 28th October – Donington Park Circuit, Leicestershire 11th November – Brand Hatch Circuit, Kent 25th November – Oulton Park Circuit, Cheshire Booking can be made online Read More »

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Cirrus Research to showcase Optimus Sound Level Meters at Safety & Health 2010

Cirrus Research plc, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment, will be showcasing instruments from its new generation of leading edge ‘optimus’ Sound Level Meters at this year’s Safety and Health Expo at stand Q50, Hall 2. The first two models in the optimus range will be on show. optimus red sound level Read More »

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SoundSign – the world’s first noise activated warning sign for schools, colleges and universities

Cirrus Research, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has unveiled SoundSign, it’s new electronic noise activated warning sign for schools, colleges and universities. A recent study by researchers at The University of London found that exposure to high levels of noise can impair the development of reading Read More »

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SoundSign – the world’s first noise activated warning sign for Hospitals

Cirrus Research, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has unveiled SoundSign, it’s new electronic noise activated warning sign for Hospitals. Noise levels in hospitals have become a hot topic in the last few years. As one of the biggest complaints in patient satisfaction surveys, high noise levels Read More »

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SoundSign – the world’s first noise activated warning sign for pubs and restaurants

Cirrus Research, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has unveiled SoundSign, it’s new electronic noise activated warning sign for pubs and restaurants trade. The Sound Sign is a highly visible noise activated warning sign, which has been designed for use in environments where there is a need Read More »

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Cirrus launches a new generation of Sound Level Meters

Cirrus Research plc has launched a whole new generation of sound level meters under the brand name ‘optimus’. Featuring smart design and advanced technology, Cirrus’ optimus sound level meters will set new standards for ease of use, flexibility and practicality. James Tingay, Group Marketing Manager for Cirrus Research plc explains: “The research we undertook at the beginning of this project was clear: Read More »

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Measuring noise in the Construction Industry

The construction industry is a major source of pollution,responsible for around 4% of particulate emissions, more water pollution incidents than any other industry, and thousands of noise complaints every year. This article looks at some of the issues of noise levels in the construction industry and suggests some simple measures which can help site managers and construction companies to manage Read More »

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