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.
Here at Cirrus Research, we wanted to take some time to highlight the effects of noise in different key industries. This month, we’re taking a look at noise and tree surgery and arboriculture.
The UK Government has introduced a new Covid noise limit that affects restaurants, bars, pubs and hotels. Find out what it means.
The Coronavirus pandemic has presented a whole host of new health and safety challenges for businesses across the country and the world. While Covid-19 is the health and safety focus of many businesses right now, it’s essential to remember that existing health and safety challenges still exist and that the regulations have not changed. You’re still required by law to make sure that your workplace is risk-free and that your people are protected.
If you work in health and safety or noise measurement, you might be wondering just how you’re supposed to collect the data you need whilst ensuring you stay at least two meters away from other people.
The anti-headphone argument typically goes something like: “People these days and their headphones. They can’t possibly work listening to music, not to mention it’s bad for morale if workers are in their own little worlds?”
Noise in the workplace poses significant risks to people’s hearing. Without the right tools and equipment to understand the noise levels in your organisation, you could be leaving employees open to suffering from hearing loss. Here are five of the most common mistakes employers make when it comes to noise in the workplace.
Today marks the beginning of Tinnitus Week, and here at Cirrus Research we’re driven to develop innovative instruments that will ultimately help to save people’s hearing from being irreparably damaged.
Christmas may have only just ended with summer feeling like a lifetime away, but the world-famous Glastonbury festival is already making headlines. Far from being rumours about who this year’s headliners are going to be, the most recent Glasto-gossip focusses on low-frequency propagation.
In a protest against the lack of adequate and available hearing protection, London Underground drivers have decided to drive trains at lower speeds on certain sections of track, in order to reduce noise levels.