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Online Noise Awareness Training with Pulsar Instruments
Online Noise Awareness Training with Pulsar Instruments

16th Jun 2022

Pulsar Instruments are proud to launch our brand-new online noise awareness training, aiming to educate health and safety professionals on the dangers of noise at work, and give them the…

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5 Steps for Controlling Workplace Noise
5 Steps for Controlling Workplace Noise

12th Oct 2021

This blog provides a simple 5-step process for those companies interested in controlling workplace noise. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is one of the most prevalent, but often ignored, risks in…

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Protecting pregnant women and their unborn children from hearing damage
Protecting pregnant women and their unborn children from hearing damage

09th Aug 2021

An increasing number of women of childbearing age are occupationally active, and as a result, an increasing number of pregnancies are potentially exposed to occupational health and safety issues.

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Understanding A-C-Z noise frequency weightings
Understanding A-C-Z noise frequency weightings

22nd Jul 2021

Understanding the difference between noise frequency weightings is one of the most important things you need to know about when measuring sound. This is because picking the wrong sound level…

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Even better clarity with the Pulsar Nova
Even better clarity with the Pulsar Nova

19th Apr 2021

Display technology is constantly evolving and this new display which replaces the previous OLED version offers users a much clearer picture of the noise they are measuring. The Pulsar Nova…

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What is the SNR method for selecting hearing protection?
What is the SNR method for selecting hearing protection?

26th Mar 2021

What is SNR and how can it help determine the effectiveness of hearing protection? Have you ever noticed on the packaging of a UKCA (or CE) approved hearing protector that…

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Keep quiet to keep safe!
Keep quiet to keep safe!

17th Dec 2020

Noise Control and Coronavirus, why it’s important to keep the noise down in pubs, restaurants The UK Government updated its Coronavirus Regulations (28/02/20) to include noise restrictions in bars, clubs…

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Free online noise risk assessment demonstration
Free online noise risk assessment demonstration

07th Sep 2020

If you have made changes to employees, shift patterns, hours of work, machinery used or other operational issues, then you will need to redo your Noise Risk Assessments. It is…

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Measure noise safely from a social distance
Measure noise safely from a social distance

23rd Jun 2020

Under the Noise at Work Regulations employers are still required to carry out workplace noise monitoring even though we are all socially distancing at work, or even working remotely. You…

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When should you use a sound level meter or a noise dosimeter?
When should you use a sound level meter or a noise dosimeter?

26th Mar 2020

To understand when you should use a sound level meter (SLM) to measure noise or a noise dosimeter we must first understand a little bit about noise measurement itself. Although…

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When should you use a sound level meter or a noise dosimeter?
When should you use a sound level meter or a noise dosimeter?

26th Mar 2020

Which to choose, a sound level meter or a noise dosimeter? To understand when you should use a sound level meter (SLM) to measure noise or a noise dosimeter we…

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Schedule your Noise Dosemeter measurements in advance
Schedule your Noise Dosemeter measurements in advance

23rd Jan 2020

The NoisePen wearable noise dosemeter by Pulsar Instruments is the ideal tool to assess whether your employees are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss by exposure to excessive noise. Worn…

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Noise limits & the best location for your noise monitor
Noise limits & the best location for your noise monitor

04th Nov 2019

The Pulsar SafeEar is a visual noise monitor. We’ve designed it to inform the people around the sign when noise is becoming too high and noise limits have been breached…

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What is Sound Pressure Level (SPL) and how is it measured?
What is Sound Pressure Level (SPL) and how is it measured?

15th Oct 2019

What is sound pressure level (SPL)? The sound level (on a basic level – how loud something is) can be perceived differently by different people so we need to have…

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When should you use a db Meter or Noise Dosemeter?
When should you use a db Meter or Noise Dosemeter?

31st Jul 2019

Find out when to use a dB meter or when you should use noise dosemeters instead  Under the Noise at Work Regulations (2005), employers must protect their workers from Noise-Induced…

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Decibel chart – decibel levels of common sounds
Decibel chart – decibel levels of common sounds

16th Jul 2019

Decibel chart of common sounds Find out decibel levels of common noises like power tools, objects and places with our decibel chart. The chart gives examples of how loud some…

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Occupational hearing loss injury in farmers
Occupational hearing loss injury in farmers

15th Jul 2019

Occupational hearing loss is a common and preventable injury in farmers Daily life on the farm is characterised by excessively high noise levels, as a consequence, farmers are particularly vulnerable…

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in the Hospitality Industry
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in the Hospitality Industry

09th Jul 2019

How to avoid Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in the Hospitality Industry Workers in the hospitality industry, especially those who work in pubs or nightclubs, are often exposed to hazardous levels of…

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Weatherproof noise activated warning signs
Weatherproof noise activated warning signs

28th Jun 2019

One of our most popular noise warning products, the Pulsar SafeEar, has now been reinvented to be weatherproof! This new SafeEar IP65 Weatherproof Noise Activated Warning Sign works just like…

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Interactive Noise Warning Signs
Interactive Noise Warning Signs

29th May 2019

Let’s hear it for interactive noise warning signs Wearing ear defenders is not always popular with staff exposed to industrial noise. So does interactive noise warning technology offer alternatives? Picture…

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Control of Noise at Work: keeping up to date with the latest regulations
Control of Noise at Work: keeping up to date with the latest regulations

20th May 2019

Noise Action Week 2019 The Control of Noise at Work regulations The Control of Noise at Work regulations is something that all managers who are responsible for staff working in…

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Noise Meter Hire & Noise Dosemeter Rental
Noise Meter Hire & Noise Dosemeter Rental

14th May 2019

Now our noise meter hire is easier! We understand that cost can be a major factor for small businesses that need to conduct noise assessments, and this is why we…

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Decibel monitors for schools and colleges
Decibel monitors for schools and colleges

30th Apr 2019

Education shouldn’t come at the cost of hearing loss, which is why an increasing number of schools, universities and colleges are investing in the protection of their students’ ears by…

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Decibel Meters vs. Sound Meter Apps & Cheap Noise Meters
Decibel Meters vs. Sound Meter Apps & Cheap Noise Meters

05th Apr 2019

Pulsar Instruments takes a look at why you should buy professional decibel meters from an established manufacturer for your noise measurements rather than use less accurate alternatives such as mobile…

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Decibel Meters vs. Sound Meter Apps & Cheap Noise Meters
Decibel Meters vs. Sound Meter Apps & Cheap Noise Meters

05th Apr 2019

Pulsar Instruments takes a look at why you should buy professional decibel meters from an established manufacturer for your noise measurements rather than use less accurate alternatives such as mobile…

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Preventing and reducing hearing loss – World Hearing Day 2019
Preventing and reducing hearing loss – World Hearing Day 2019

03rd Mar 2019

World Hearing Day – Check your hearing Preventing and reducing hearing loss is again under the spotlight for World Hearing Day 2019 – 3rd March and noise measurement experts for…

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Buy sound level meters online with total confidence
Buy sound level meters online with total confidence

27th Feb 2019

Why you should have faith when you buy sound level meters online from Pulsar Instruments High standards of management and quality controls Pulsar Instruments plc, is one of the fastest-growing…

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Sound Measurement Device captures & displays noise in 3 easy steps
Sound Measurement Device captures & displays noise in 3 easy steps

22nd Feb 2019

Pulsar Instruments, who are celebrating 50 years as noise measurement experts, have specifically designed their Pulsar Nova sound level meter to meet the needs of the Noise at Work Regulations. This…

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Noise Meters – Why you should choose Pulsar Instruments
Noise Meters – Why you should choose Pulsar Instruments

11th Feb 2019

Pulsar Instruments – the Gold Standard in Noise Measurement The fact that Pulsar Instruments is a manufacturing company with 50 years of successful history speaks for itself; we have been…

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What are decibels, the decibel scale & noise measurement units?
What are decibels, the decibel scale & noise measurement units?

25th Jan 2019

The human ear is an extremely versatile and amazing hearing device. It has a clever in-built mechanism that reduces its own sensitivity as the sound level rises and it also…

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