How Sensitive Are Our Ears to Noise At Work?

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Your ears are amazing. That might sound like something that ranks fairly highly on a list of terrible pick-up lines, but people are often unaware of the incredible feats that their ears perform on a daily basis. In fact, your …

Avoiding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Vital Facts

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As the name suggests, noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a slow and irreversible loss of hearing which can be entirely avoided by taking the necessary precautions. NIHL can be debilitating, affect quality of life and trigger tinnitus, which may be …

The Loudest Jobs in the World

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While many parents or children’s birthday party organisers might be convinced that they hold the title of ‚’loudest job in the world’, there are many acoustic consultant verified professions that stretch the limits of the sound level meter. Some are …

The Quietest Place on Earth

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For many people, it may feel like the quietest place on Earth is right in front of them after telling a bad joke. In reality, the quietest spot on our planet has people cracking up for a totally different reason… …

Top 5 Reasons to Monitor Noise at Work

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Every employer knows that there are a million and one things that need thinking about when it comes to employee Health & Safety. And, as the old adage goes: ‚’out of sight is out of mind’. Unfortunately, this is particularly …

What is noise at work and why should I care?

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As both an employer and employee, noise at work can appear to be nothing more than a nuisance, where health & safety goes over the top and forces employers to provide earplugs and ear defenders to workers who don‚Äôt want …

Quieter Society: Why are noise impact assessments important?

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In the modern world there is more noise pollution than ever before; this comes from myriad sources, from sirens and alarms to vehicles and venues. As more and more people start to inhabit an increasingly compacted space through urban environments, …

What makes CESVA sound level meters so good?

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Whatever the profession, it is important to have the right tool for the job. For an acoustic consultant this largely boils down to having a great quality sound level meter, which can be relied upon to make the most accurate …

What is the best Sound Level Meter for a Noise Survey?

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Noise at work surveys can be a challenging task for an acoustic consultant; although it is one of the most common jobs that will be requested by a client, the sheer number of different types of client who can request …