It is a fact that compensation claims for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) are on the rise. In 2011 the number of claims made in the UK averaged to 3,000 a month. In 2013 this number had increased to more than 10,000 a month. With the number of civil claims for industrial deafness on the rise, it is more imperative than ever for companies to implement strict noise measurement practices.
Maintaining our position as being the fastest growing manufacturer of professional noise monitoring products, last month, Pulsar launched its Noise at Work First Aid Measurement Kit in the UK. Our innovative kit is designed to help Safety and Health professionals safeguard the hearing of workers and comply with the Noise at Work Regulations (2005). Conforming to the regulations will mean companies are less likely to be exposed to costly industrial deafness compensation claims.
If you are a Safety and Health professional or own a company in the UK and are keen to implement measures to help safeguard the hearing of employees, take a look at Pulsar’s Noise at Work First Aid Measurement Kit. It can assist you in diagnosing excessive workplace noise levels early and, by doing so, help with compliance.
What is included in the Pulsar Noise at Work First Aid Kit?
Our kit offer comprises of some of Pulsar’s most popular and effective noise measurement devices, including:
. A PulsarSafeEar wall-mounted noise-activated warning system
Our highly visual noise level warning system is suitable to use in noisy working environments such as factories, workshops, educational establishments and in health care settings. The device is easily mounted on to the wall and warns staff and visitors when noise reaches excessive levels.
. A professional Nova Model 44 sound level meter (Class 2) measurement kit
The Nova 44 sound level model is designed for safety managers and is a robust and easy-to-use instrument that helps firms to meet occupational noise regulations.
Our latest professional sound level meter is suitable for all workplace-based noise level monitoring applications. To give you additional peace of mind, the Nova sound level meter also comes with a seven year warranty.
Noise awareness course
In order to comply fully with the Noise at Work regulations, it is important that staff responsible for employees’ safety have adequate knowledge about potential problems related to noise and how to control and reduce them. To ensure firms and Safety and Health professionals have the necessary knowledge, Pulsar runs Noise Awareness Training courses. These popular one day courses focus on the key facts and issues related to the current legislation and measurement of workplace noise.
The Pulsar First Aid Noise at Work Kit includes a place for one person to attend our Noise at Work Awareness courses.
15% discount off service and recalibration of Nova sound level meter
Servicing and recalibrating noise measuring equipment is essential in order to maintain accuracy and reliability and for devices to work at their optimum. Our kit offer in the UK also includes a 15% discount on the first service and recalibration of the Nova sound level meter and its acoustic calibrator.
So safeguard workers’ hearing and subsequently your company’s reputation by purchasing the Noise at Work First Aid Kit – We believe it will be money well spent.
If you are new to Noise at Work Regulations, we have produced a FREE guide for employers containing guidelines. Download your copy here.