This month's newsletter introduces the new Combination Kits for use by Safety Officers when carrying out all types of noise at work assessment.
You can have either the low cost, integrating or octave band sound level meter. The meter is used for making manual measurements - quick checks with the low cost meter or a full detailed noise survey using the higher specification meters. The doseBadges are used for longer term assessments and are particularly useful for workers who move between different locations or machines.
When measuring noise in the workplace a sound level meter or noise dosemeter can often be used to achieve the same result: assessing a worker's exposure to noise. However, there are some instances when one is more suitable than the other.
A dosemeter is better for:
A sound level meter is better for:
We have a range of standard Combination Kits that satisfy most Safety Officers' noise measurement needs.
Economy Combination Kit
This kit includes a lower cost Sound Level Meter and doseBadge Noise Dosimeters. This sound level meter can be used to make quick checks and the doseBadges are used for a full occupational noise survey.
Integrating Combination Kit
This kit includes an integrating Sound Level Meter and up to three doseBadges. The meter is an integrating sound level meter that meets all the requirements for a full occupational noise survey.
Octave Band Combination Kit
This kit includes a real-time octave band Sound Level Meter and multiple doseBadges. This meter is fitted with real-time octave band filters for a more detailed analysis and assessment of hearing protectors.