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.
Our training courses aren’t just for those new colleagues that may need bringing up-to-speed with everything noise-related; they also provide a useful refresher for you and your current team.
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.
As one of the world’s leading acoustic measurement specialists, we like to keep up-to-date with developments in the market. Even though we already knew this app was in the works, we still tuned in to see its announcement on 10th September – along with the millions of dedicated Apple fans from around the world
Anyone who has neighbours knows that sometimes, they can be less than courteous; whether it’s loud music and all-night parties, or the dog that’s trying to communicate with the whole street. We all have a right to live in a quiet and peaceful area and whilst some noise can be ignored, sometimes it becomes too much to bear and we Read More…
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.
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.
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.
Christmas is traditionally hard on the pocket, but it turns out it some of the most beloved sounds of Christmas can be just as hard on the ears as well. We took an Optimus+ sound level meter to measure the sounds of Christmas…
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.