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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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Noise and HAV risk management – on site simplification

A simple way to cope with mobile plant and tools A question about a common problem that came up when giving a presentation at a recent IOSH meeting has a really simple answer. What struck me was the enthusiasm for … Continue reading

Categories: General News, Hand Arm Vibration, Noise Assessment, Noise Control, Training |

How to Recommend Self Financing Noise Control Instead of Ineffective PPE

International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) Conference Paper: 27th April 2015 Peter Wilson: INVC Technical Director HSE Research – PPE is generally ineffective… HSE research proving that hearing protection is not effective across most industrial applications (our summary of the PPE … Continue reading

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Plugging Entertainment Noise

Have you noticed that the PPE manufacturers are rushing out new devices – “now with added less protection” – for lower levels of noise exposure and for the entertainment industry? I can personally recommend these plugs for rock concerts – … Continue reading

Categories: Noise Assessment, Sounding Off |

Record Breaking Formula One Fan Noise Control

A technique that not only produced a fantastic result, but it’s also very satisfying as an elegant engineering solution. Continue reading

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HAV and Noise – kill 2 birds with 1 stone

Reduce costs by rationalising and combining noise and HAV risk management. Continue reading

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In-Ear Noise Assessment Instrumentation

We have invested in the latest in-ear microphone technology to simplify noise assessments on personnel who wear helmets or other protective equipment that makes conventional noise assessment difficult. It can also be used to assess noise levels inside PPE to … Continue reading

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Award Winning Noise Control Project Saves £1M

We have recently celebrated a hugely successful project for the Corus steelmaker that has gained us the Rushlight Noise Abatement Award and saved Corus 7 figure sums. Continue reading

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Free Best Practice Guides – Noise Control, Assessment and Buy Quiet

Potentially profitable noise control, avoid wasting resources on assessment and controlling the supply side… Continue reading

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