The Royal Opera House has lost its appeal against a High Court ruling, that they did not prevent a musician from suffering from irreperable hearing damage. Read more about the case and what this could mean for the future of H&S claims.
Marketing Exec Clarke Roberts recounts his first motorspot experience from Cadwell Park, as part of Cirrus’ ongoing partnership with driver Ashleigh Morris.
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Motorsport is incredibly exciting. Whether it’s the thrill of competitive circuit racing in Formula One, the raucous roar and desire for speed in drag racing, or the battle against the clock either off-road on a track in rallying, motorsport speaks to the thrill-seeker in everyone. We’ve recently teamed up with rally driver, Ashleigh Morris, in a sponsorship deal for the final races of this season, which has also allowed us to capture the noise levels from the driver’s seat.
To celebrate Red Nose Day and to raise money for Comic Relief, we visited hundreds of school children across Yorkshire in order to find out which primary school was the loudest – we appropriately named our event, Red “Noise” Day. The schools which took part were: Riverside Primary School, Tadcaster; Monk Fryston Primary School, North Yorkshire; Hunmanby Primary School, East Read More…
Three of Cirrus’ successful career women tell of their experiences working and progressing in a male-dominated sector. In the male-dominated Health & Safety industry, Cirrus Research has a strong track record in attracting, recruiting and retaining women across its global business. Times and manufacturing have changed, some areas faster than others, but more roles and opportunities are available for women Read More…
Cirrus Research CEO, Daren Wallis, has answered some of the frequently asked questions we’ve received about what we’re doing to prepare for Brexit.
A leading hearing charity is attempting to make earplugs cool by suggesting they should be as readily available in nightclubs and bars and condoms. Read more in our article.
No matter who are, there’s always that one sound that makes your toes curl and your skin crawl. Whether it’s terracotta plant pots, nails on a chalkboard or children crying, there are a whole host of sounds out there that can only be described in one way: unbearable. To get to the bottom of which sound really is the worst, we ran a short poll on social media to gauge people’s reactions to a shortlist of some of worst sounds to ever pass through a human ear. The shortlist was made up of suggestions from around the Cirrus sales and marketing office, with the option for respondents to add their own suggestions if they found our list of audio atrocities wasn’t abominable enough.
Cirrus Research recently welcomed the Wilson family to our headquarters in Hunmanby to help them with a very particular noise problem; they needed to ensure that their junior dragster conformed to Motorsport UK noise guidelines, and they reached out to us to help them. In this case study, we look at the backstory of the Wilson family and explain how we were able to measure the noise levels of a drag racer, demonstrating our adaptability and suitability to monitoring motorsport noise.