As employees begin returning to work, maintaining a safe and socially distanced workplace is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. US Government and CDC guidelines advise employers to ensure workers maintain a 6-foot social distance at all times, and encourage changing workflows and shift patterns to ensure employees are able to remain as socially distanced as possible
With the focus for many businesses dealing with the ongoing Covid-19 global health crisis beginning to shift to "the new normal" and returning to the workplace, questions are being asked by employees and employers alike around how workplaces will be made, and kept, safe.
Designs of noise dosimeters have evolved over the years from instruments that used to be worn on the belt with a cable microphone on the shoulder to now where the whole instrument is small enough to be worn on the shoulder during the shift.
We all know that the requirements for OSHA workplace noise measurements involve establishing the individual noise exposure for our workers to be sure that we are protecting them from excessively high noise levels.
An estimated 275 million people across the globe can’t hear clearly all the sounds they love. These people suffer from hearing loss, which the World Health Organization lists as the number one sensory disability in the world.
Web-based remote environmental monitoring system is ideal for construction, demolition and mining
July 20, 2015
Heightened awareness of environmental issues surrounding demolition and construction sites has resulted in growing complaints by nearby communities, especially in cases of visible dust, annoying levels of noise, or bone-rattling vibration. In the past, these complaints were both difficult and expensive for a company to resolve because the only solution were real-time environmental monitors. These stand-alone units required the physical presence of an 'in-house' trained professional to handle the monitoring.
Cirrus Environmental, leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring, has appointed a new General Manager as it expands its UK presence with a new office in Cambridgeshire. Craig Storey has been appointed with immediate effect and will be based in the newly opened offices on Priestgate, Peterborough.
Among the articles in the March 2021 issue of ISHN magazine, we discuss fall prevention in regards to the musculoskeletal system, look into building a culture of safety, learn about NFPA 652 compliance and consider advancements in materials manufacturing.