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Just how loud is a vuvuzela? Part 1

Every since the Vuvuzela made itself heard at the World Cup in South Africa, there has been a wealth of information about how they could be damaging to hearing and how they compare to noises from aircraft taking off and so on. To see just how loud a Vuvuzela can be, we made some measurements with a small 35cm horn. Read More…

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Meeting the challenges of employee noise exposure in the oil and gas industry

The increasing awareness of the public of environmental issues such as CO2 emissions, carbon footprints and waste recycling has brought the issue of environmental noise to the fore. Many of the demands of modern society result in the creation of noise sources such as larger airports, additional power stations and higher road traffic levels. This article reviews some of the Read More…

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