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Using Vibration Exposure Points
Using Vibration Exposure Points

24th Oct 2019

If you want to manage and control Hand Arm Vibration risk then measuring an individual’s vibration exposure is a must. In this article we look at how to use the…

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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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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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8 Top Tips for Preventing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)
8 Top Tips for Preventing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

07th Oct 2019

Low hand or body temperature can increase the risks of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) symptoms occurring including finger blanching and damage because of reduced blood circulation. One of the…

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8 Top Tips for Preventing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)
8 Top Tips for Preventing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

07th Oct 2019

Low hand or body temperature can increase the risks of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) symptoms occurring including finger blanching and damage because of reduced blood circulation. One of the…

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See Pulsar’s Noise Measurement Range at A+A 2019
See Pulsar’s Noise Measurement Range at A+A 2019

24th Sep 2019

Pulsar Instruments’ German Distributor Driesen+Kern GmbH will visit A+A in Düsseldorf this year A+A is the world’s largest and most important specialist trade fair for all aspects of safety, security…

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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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Noise at Work Experts at Made In Yorkshire Expo 2019
Noise at Work Experts at Made In Yorkshire Expo 2019

26th Apr 2019

We’re exhibiting at the Made in Yorkshire Expo 2019 The exhibition takes place at the Centenary Pavilion Leeds United Football Club on Thursday 23 May 2019. This is the fourth…

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Exporting sound measurement solutions to the Southern Hemisphere
Exporting sound measurement solutions to the Southern Hemisphere

12th Apr 2019

Building Export Sales in the Southern Hemisphere Simon Rehill, General Manager of Pulsar Instruments – a designer, manufacturer and supplier of world-leading occupational sound measurement solutions for 50 years –…

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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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Pulsar is Supporting International Women’s Day
Pulsar is Supporting International Women’s Day

08th Mar 2019

The International Women’s Day campaign theme of 2019 is #BalanceforBetter. It is a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. As such, Pulsar Instruments is pleased to report that 75%…

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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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Hand-arm vibration meter shortlisted for prestigious award
Hand-arm vibration meter shortlisted for prestigious award

19th Feb 2019

The Pulsar vB Hand-arm vibration meter has been shortlisted as a finalist in this years Tomorrow’s Health and Safety 2019 awards.  Entering their fifth successful year, the awards aim to celebrate…

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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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Noise Measurement – Trusted Experts for 50 Years
Noise Measurement – Trusted Experts for 50 Years

04th Feb 2019

Pulsar Instruments plc (UK) is 50 years old! That means we’ve been trusted global noise experts for 50 years. Since its inception as a wholly engineer-led concern in Silicon Valley,…

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Vibration White Finger & Secondary Raynaud’s
Vibration White Finger & Secondary Raynaud’s

01st Feb 2019

Vibration White Finger is a symptom of HAVS Hand-arm vibration can cause a range of conditions collectively known as hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). It can also cause specific diseases such…

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Vibration White Finger & Secondary Raynaud’s
Vibration White Finger & Secondary Raynaud’s

01st Feb 2019

Hand-arm vibration can cause a range of conditions collectively known as hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). It can also cause specific diseases such as carpal tunnel syndrome and secondary Raynaud's (Raynaud's…

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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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Noise at Work Regulations – making sense of them & measuring sound
Noise at Work Regulations – making sense of them & measuring sound

04th Jan 2019

Tips on how to measure sound and manage the noise measurement process Join the noise experts Pulsar Instruments on their face-to-face training courses and gain vital insight into how to…

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