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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 |

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

Categories: Construction / Demolition, Environmental noise, General News, Local Authorities, Noise Control |

Fan Noise Control Master Class – 6th April 2017 – Slough

Learn how to cut fan noise attenuation project costs by 50% – 110%* Fans are the most common of all occupational and environmental noise sources (NPL figures suggest that two thirds of complaints about noise from industrial premises are related … Continue reading

Categories: Analysis Systems, Environmental noise, Fan noise control, General News, Local Authorities, 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

Categories: General News, Noise Assessment, Noise Control |

The Environmental Noise Industry is Not Fit for Purpose…

CIEH 2014 conference paper highlights the woeful ignorance and performance of the industry… The paper given by Peter Wilson (INVC technical director) illustrated that a very large proportion of the environmental “noise industry” is woefully ignorant both of the proper … Continue reading

Categories: Environmental noise, Fan noise control, General News, Local Authorities, Noise Control |

Low Cost Fan Noise Attenuation in the Power Industry

An article about the application of our Quiet Fan technology (QFt) to reduce the noise from large fans feeding stacks in the power industry has been published in Power Engineering International. The journalist suggests that the widespread adoption of the … Continue reading

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HSE “Buy Quiet” Campaign Conference – see us there – 5th March 2013

We are presenting case studies at the joint HSE / IOA conference at Nottingham on 5th March that illustrate the cost savings and competitive advantages of both specifying and developing quiet plant and equipment. This is your opportunity to keep … Continue reading

Categories: General News, Noise Control |

Satisfying Super-Sensitive Complainants with Psychological Silencing

If you play white noise to a group of people and tell them that the song “White Christmas” is hidden in the sound, about 30% of them will be convinced that they can hear it. The human mind is always … Continue reading

Categories: Local Authorities, Noise Control, Sounding Off |

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