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.
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.
Noise can affect us in every walk of life, but the place we least expect it to cause problems is in hospital. Learn more about the issues of hospital noise and how it can affect both patients and staff.
Here at Cirrus Research, we’re driven by one main thing: to develop innovative instruments that will ultimately save people’s hearing from being irreparably damaged, and prevent them from developing other serious conditions associated with hearing loss. Most people who know our name will have awareness of just how damaging noise can be, whether it’s noise pollution in the environment or Read More…
There are new PPE regulations coming into effect soon. Find out what they are, what they mean for you and what you have to do in order to be compliant with the law.
An interesting study has emerged this week that points to a big increase in the levels of noise pollution in offices, and it’s all thanks to the popularity of open plan office spaces. The open plan office is designed to increase employee collaboration and morale, but this latest study from Oxford Economics found that the resulting noise pollution is reaching Read More…
At Cirrus Research, we have been following the case of a viola player who suffered a life-changing hearing injury that left him unable to work or even listen to his own son play, after he won a landmark High Court judgement against the Royal Opera House (ROH). Read about this real-life case and learn how we can help you to protect your employees from irreparable damage to their ears.
Noise is pretty easy to quantify but very hard to illustrate. For the last 40 years Cirrus has built its business and reputation on accurately monitoring and recording sound but had precious little to work with when it came to visually illustrating noise. That was always the challenge for our marketing department.
This question surfaces online on a regular basis and was the subject of a debate at this year’s Health & Safety North seminar in EventCity Manchester.
The team at Cirrus Research is proud to be exhibiting at this year’s Health & Safety North – coming to you from EventCity, Manchester for the first time. They will be demonstrating our latest solutions for assessing the risks of occupational noise and vibration on Stand K33. Find out about our latest innovations here.