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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…

These 3 articles published in the Health and Safety at Work magazine over the summer of 2009 provide pragmatic advice on making the risk management process as efficient and effective as possible. They will make you think – and you’ll probably change some of the things you do… You can download them below – let us know what you think.

 

Noise Control – it is possible to have both stealth and efficiency…
noise control can eliminate hearing protectionNoise control is a mandatory requirement under the regulations – but it needn’t necessarily cost much – or even cost anything at all. This article shows that if you approach the noise control in the right way, you can not only reduce the typical assumed costs associated with noise control by up to 80%, but you can even reduce your operating costs. The same approach can also be applied to a simple and effective “Buy Quiet” purchasing policy to avoid future problems. You cannot use PPE for long term risk management unless you can prove noise control is impractical.
Download the noise control article…

 

Noise Assessments – too many “write only” assessment reports no-one has read lurking in cupboards…
noise assessment reportsWhy do you repeat noise assessments? Also, why do you repeat noise assessments? Currently, industry wastes a fortune on assessments that are little more than unnecessary annual or bi-annual “check-box” exercises. Moreover, the majority of these assessments are inadequate as they do not meet the minimum regulatory requirements. This article provides practical guidance on best practice to minimise the resources spent on assessment whilst, at the same time, ensuring that they are both effective and of high quality.
Download the noise assessment article…

 

Buy Quiet Purchasing Policy – don’t let your suppliers waste your money on noise control that is not best practice 
buy quiet noise purchasing policyImplementing and policing a noise purchasing policy for new plant is a very cost effective element in any noise risk management programme. This article summarises the main factors involved in ensuring that buy quiet policies are both practical and effective with illustrations of the solutions to some of the common problems that can be encountered. Download the Buy Quiet purchasing policy article…

04. March 2010 by Peter Wilson
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