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The Control of Noise at Work Regulations: 15 Years in 15 Facts

Today (April 6th) marks the 15th anniversary of when the Control of Noise at Work Regulations came into force for most UK workplaces. In terms of protecting people from noise, these regulations are perhaps one of the most important developments in recent years, so we wanted to highlight 15 facts about the Control of Noise at Work Regulations to celebrate Read More…

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UK manufacturer, Cirrus Research plc, cements its position in the European market with the opening of Cirrus Research GmbH

Yorkshire-based noise measurement instrument supplier, Cirrus Research, has taken a considerable step forward in its programme of international expansion, with the opening of an independent legal entity in Germany: Cirrus Research GmbH.

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What are the noise and vibration regulations that tree surgeons need to adhere to?

Noise and vibration pose very significant risks to people at work, especially if they’re not adequately protected with quiet/smooth tools or the correct level of personal protective equipment.

But what are the risks associated with exposure to excessive noise and vibration levels? What impact can noise and vibration have on people’s health?

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The health effects of noise and vibration: what are the risks faced by tree surgeons?

For more than 50 years, we’ve been in the business of helping organisations across the world meet their legal and moral obligations to minimise the health effects of noise vibration on their employees. Noise and vibration pose very significant risks to people at work, especially if they’re not adequately protected with quiet/smooth tools or the correct level of personal protective equipment.

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Vibration measurement and tree surgery: what products can tree surgeons use to help protect against vibration?

Understanding the importance of protecting people against vibration is an important first step. The next thing to know is what equipment is available to measure and monitor vibration levels, which allows for the correct protection to be implemented and provided.

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Noise measurement and tree surgery: what products can tree surgeons use to help protect against noise?

Understanding the importance of protecting people against noise is an important first step. The next thing to know is what equipment is available to measure and monitor noise levels, which allows for the correct protection to be implemented and provided.

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