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Measuring Occupational Noise Levels at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival

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Noise measurement specialist Richard Wilson of the The Event Safety Shop, along with a number of colleagues, measured and monitored occupational noise levels at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival to ensure that the noise exposure of festival staff and concession workers was in-line with the Noise at Work Regulations. To carry out the measurements, Richard and his team used the Cirrus Read More…

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Clutching At Straws To Come Up With A Noise Level Solution

The UK is renowned for its rich heritage in hosting outdoor festivals, whether it be music or literary, through to farming, food or catering to even more niche audiences. But every festival is unique and, no matter how large or small, they bring with them their own issues when it comes to health & safety and noise related challenges. Noise Read More…

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Cirrus SoundSign – Forging Ahead in Sheffield

As the world’€™s largest independently owned Forgemaster, Sheffield Forgemasters International (SFIL) is renowned globally for its steel production and engineering. A health & safety led philosophy is at the forefront of everything they do. Sheffield Forgemasters Internationals headquarters is one of the iconic landmarks in Sheffield and has a history spanning more than 200 years. The vast River Don site currently employs around 800 staff. Read More…

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Hull’s new 24 hour Noise Nuisance Officer – The Trojan2 Noise Nuisance Recorder

Neighbourhood Enforcement Officer Nick Tindall has worked for Hull City Council for over 20 years in a variety of roles so he is no stranger to change when it comes to dealing with neighbourhood disputes, anti social behaviour and noise nuisance. The local population in Hull has changed quite dramatically over recent years with immigrants settling in established neighbourhoods, children’s Read More…

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Ilmor Engineering’s choice for detail & accuracy – Cirrus doseBadge noise dosimeter & Optimus Red sound level meter

As one of the world’s top racing engine design and manufacturers, noise levels in the workplace have always been an issue for Ilmor Engineering. But when they won a large contract with the US giant General Motors to design and manufacture a new turbo-charged V6 racing engine for the 2012 IndyCar championship, its managers knew immediately this would result in Read More…

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Jersey Opera House puts Optimus Red in the spotlight – Case Study

When the audience sits in the beautiful auditorium of Jersey Opera House, they have very little idea of the technology that goes into giving them the ultimate live show experience. Whether they have come to see stand-up comedian Kevin Bridges or a full stage production of New Jersey Nights, the quality and right level of sound are absolutely crucial. Jersey Opera House Technical Manager Read More…

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An interactive noise study from New York City

The New York Times recently published a study of noise levels in New York City to illustrate just how loud some daily activities and jobs can be. Here’s a link to the interactive tour which has some video and audio clips to illustrate the point. There are some other interesting articles also from the New York Times that discuss the Read More…

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Case Study – Newham Council uses the Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder to monitor noise nuisance complaints

Newham Borough, located just five miles east of the City of London, has experienced huge amounts of regeneration and redevelopment over the last twenty years through government investment schemes for Newham and the surrounding boroughs. Muhammad Islam, Senior Environmental Health Officer at Newham Council’s Noise and Nuisance team, explains: “The diversity within Newham Borough makes it a vibrant and exciting Read More…

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