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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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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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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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Covid-19 Has Presented New Health & Safety Challenges. But The Old Ones Are Still There & We’re Here To Help You Manage Them.

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.

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