Instant noise exposure reporting protects employees from hearing damage
April 18, 2019
Casella, a leading provider of air sampling, noise and vibration monitoring solutions, announced today its new advanced software package, NoiseSafe. NoiseSafe is designed for use with Casella’s personal dosimeter, the dBadge2, which captures noise exposure in a single measurement and provides subsequent download and analysis.
Noise monitoring specialist Cirrus Research has launched the new MK:440 Noise Sensor LITE, making accurate environmental noise monitoring easier than ever before
March 27, 2019
The new MK:440 Noise Sensor LITE is an entry-level device that has been added to Cirrus’ growing range of environmental monitors, all designed and manufactured in the UK.
Its robust and weatherproof casing is ideal for outdoor noise monitoring, whilst its monitoring technology converts measured noise levels into decibels and provides a standard electrical output suitable for integration with various process systems, including SCADA and DCS.
In partnership with their principal investment group, HealthEdge Investment Partners, Westone Laboratories, Inc., a market leader in custom earpieces, high performance in-ear monitoring technology and hearing protection, announced it has closed on its acquisition of Custom Protect Ear, the largest custom-fit industrial hearing protection manufacturer in North America.
Environmental noise specialists Cirrus Research are moving up a gear in the motor racing industry sector after agreeing a sponsorship deal with leading UK rally driver Ashleigh Morris.
Morris, 33, is one of only two women drivers currently competing in the Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship. Cirrus Research has agreed a three-race sponsorship deal that will help her compete over the coming season.
Developer wins this year's Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award
February 26, 2019
Exposure to loud flight deck operations and noisy equipment takes a toll on U.S. Navy sailors: approximately one in four suffer from Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).
One man’s innovative and broad-based approach to the problem has earned him this year’s The Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award.
The multi-tiered program to NIHL among sailors developed by Kurt Yankaskas of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the NIHL Research Program maximized the use of various funding strategies within Department of the Navy and DoD.
Among the many events organized around this year’s World Hearing Day is a Wikipedia Edit-a-Wikipedia Edit-a-ThonExternal led by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
Established by the World Health Organization, World Hearing Day is held on March 3rd every year and is aimed at raising awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world.
LimitEar Ltd is now launching its hearing safeguarding application and software, HearAngel.
It is available for Android handsets today, and is being licenced to both mobile handset (regardless of platform) and wireless headphone manufacturers.
It has been recognised for many years that the use of headphones at high volumes can cause Noise Induced Hearing Loss or Damage (NIHL or NIHD) and that something must be done to protect headphone users and so prevent an epidemic of avoidable hearing loss.
Noise monitoring specialist Cirrus Research is launching its new dBActive smartphone app to enhance its popular Optimus+ sound level meter range.
Available for both iOS and Android devices, it adds a range of new connectivity and functionality to the Optimus+ thanks to the latest Bluetooth technology.
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