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Radical update to noise risk management best practice launched at BOHS OH2017 conference

How to update the current (failing) noise risk management process to make it much more effective – and self-financing Noise Induced Hearing Loss claims of £400,000,000 per annum show that thousands of people are suffering hearing damage, most of which could … Continue reading

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Noise competency update + risk management Master Class

The current noise risk management process has failed. This is how we fix it to reduce risk by c 90%… Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) claims currently running at about £400,000,000 per annum is unsustainable and demonstrates that current risk … Continue reading

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HAV mis-measurement – to no standards whatsoever… New HSE guidance

Misunderstanding Hand Arm Vibration monitoring marketing material can put hands and safety policies at risk. Caveat emptor. Stop Press: 27/02/17: HSE has just issued new guidance on HAV measurement and management covering similar concerns. These may well change the way … Continue reading

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Environmental Impact Award for INVC

INVC recognised at the UK Energy Innovation Awards This annual event is organised by the Energy Innovation Centre to celebrate the most successful innovations arising from collaborations between SMEs and the energy networks. In our case, we were awarded the … Continue reading

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Stressed to death by noise…

24% hospital admission increase due to stroke… We all know that noise can be stressful – and that there is an ever increasing level that seeps into and through our lives like rising flood water.  However, a study published this … Continue reading

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