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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Advice when choosing noise measurement equipment for Noise at Work

Noise legislation, designed to protect hearing and prevent noise nuisance, is becoming tougher and more widespread. It is a response to our increased understanding of the damage that noise can do to hearing, and the negative impact it can have on quality of life in the wider community. It has resulted in a growing need to measure noise and rising Read More…

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Meeting the challenges of employee noise exposure in the oil and gas industry

The increasing awareness of the public of environmental issues such as CO2 emissions, carbon footprints and waste recycling has brought the issue of environmental noise to the fore. Many of the demands of modern society result in the creation of noise sources such as larger airports, additional power stations and higher road traffic levels. This article reviews some of the Read More…

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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 Read More…

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Cirrus advises businesses to protect themselves from noise at work litigation with the CR:262A sound level meter

Cirrus Research plc, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications is advising businesses to ensure that they are conforming to Noise at Work regulations. Designed specifically for noise at work applications, Cirrus sees its entry level CR:262A Sound Level Meter as a cost effective way for businesses to Read More…

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Cirrus introduces black “doseBadge”

Cirrus Research plc has introduced a new matt black version of its doseBadge personal noise dosemeter, designed specifically for companies looking for an inconspicuous way to measure personal noise levels. Demand for doseBadges from the entertainment sector is high, due to the Updated Noise at Work regulations, which came into force in 2008. Under these regulations, employers in the entertainment Read More…

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Welcome to the Cirrus Research plc Blog

On this blog you will find links to news and press releases from Cirrus Research plc  as well as link to other useful information sources. Please visit our websites to find out more about our noise measurement products. www.cirrusresearch.co.uk www.soundsign.co.uk www.dosebadge.co.uk www.ruidoambientalyocupacional.com

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Workplace Noise Measurement Video

Workplace Noise Measurement Workplace Noise Measurement Video Transcription You’ve selected the sub-menu for a practical guide on undertaking workplace sound level measurements Undertaking sound level measurements in the workplace for the first time can be a challenge however it needn’t be given some guidance and practical advice We’ve broken down the process into a number of short sections covering sound Read More…

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