This month's newsletter should be of interest to anybody involved in Noise at Work. It includes:
In particular, please take a look at the offers we have on used meters and doseBadges, and at our Calculators, which can make your noise at work reporting so much easier.
High noise exposure in the workplace is covered by the Physical Agents (Noise) Directive 2003/10/EC. With regard to noise measurement, you can read our explanation at:
The European regulations and the HSE's guidelines explain the type of sound level meter or noise dosemeter that should be used. You can see our recommendations in the article Choosing a Meter below.
For Noise at Work assessments, we would recommend one of the following meters:
Selecting the correct meter is essential in meeting the regulations and the HSE's guidelines. Both of the above meters meet these requirements and also meet the relevant international sound level meter standards.
Three options from NoiseMeters Limited:
We keep most Sound Level Meters and the doseBadge Noise Dosemeter Kits in stock and so can supply you with brand new units at short notice.
We have a good inventory of used Sound Level Meters and noise dosemeters. These are in good condition physically and always in excellent condition acoustically. For your peace of mind they come with a 3-month warranty.
We have a range of noise meter and dosemeter kits available for hire. For Noise at Work applications, the following are the most popular:
Our price is for a full seven days on site - the shipping is done outside the hire period. The price also includes shipping the equipment out to you and collecting it at the end of the hire period (within the UK only). The only thing to add is the VAT.
We have some calculators to help with your noise at work assessments.
These calculators are free to use, and can even produce a printed report for your records.