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Pulsar Instruments Announces Free Seminars at Emirates Old Trafford

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Pulsar Instruments Announces Free Seminars at Emirates Old Trafford

By: Robert Dunn

For over 50 years, Pulsar Instruments has provided inexpensive, reliable, accurate, and simple-to-use noise and vibration measurement instruments to businesses all around the world, assisting them in meeting their legal obligations to protect their employees.

In addition to manufacturing and selling noise and vibration meters, Pulsar Instruments provides thorough training to Health and Safety Professionals worldwide to ensure that they use best practices and actively reduce their employees’ exposure to noise and vibration.

Upcoming Free Seminars:

Pulsar Instrument’s General Manager, Simon Rehill, will be presenting two free talks on the hazards of human vibration and noise at work on February 7th, 2024, at the historic Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

This is mainly directed at business owners and specialists within the health and safety industries who want to learn more or implement what they will learn into their practices; the seminars will be covering a wide range of information, including the dangers of: 

  • Noise at Work
  • Hand-Arm Vibration
  • Whole-Body Vibration

The seminars are being hosted at Emirates Old Trafford in Greater Manchester. This venue is not only an iconic cricket ground but also a prominent facility for a variety of events, including seminars. Attendees can enjoy an unmatched experience enhanced by superb service and panoramic views of the iconic pitch; thanks to the venue’s rich history in sports and events, this will enable attendees to experience a high-quality, comfortable and enjoyable experience. 

Noise at Work Seminar: 

The first seminar will be held from 9am-12:20pm, and will cover a range of topics, including: 

  • How to Understand the Noise at Work Regulations. 
  • The correct way to use a sound level metre.
  • Understanding what your readings.
  • What to do with your findings.

Don’t miss out; book your free seminar and find out further information here.

Human Vibration Seminar: 

The second seminar will be held on the same day from 1pm-4:30pm, and will cover:

  • What exactly is hand-arm and whole-body vibration?
  • How does it affect us and our health
  • Understand your legal obligations as an employer.
  • Discover how to use a vibration metre.
  • How to take measurements and generate reports.

To attend this great opportunity, reserve your seat today here

Regular vibration exposure from hand-held instruments or vibrating equipment can result in various ailments and irreparable damage to the hands, arms and back. Hand-arm disability-related absences are estimated to cost the UK up to 300,000 working days per year, in addition to other noise-related occurrences causing employee health concerns.

As well as this, Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a chronic pain condition that develops after using vibrating power equipment on a regular basis or for extended periods of time. Carpal tunnel syndrome and vibration white finger (VWF), among other hand injuries involving blood vessels, nerves, and joints, are included in HAVS. Employers who let this happen to their employees at work risk receiving significant HAVS fines.  

Since 2015, the UK has faced over £5 million in fines due to this often overlooked issue. 

Pulsar Instruments is driven not only to spread the word at our seminars but also to emphasise the significance of these health risks to industry professionals and employers.  

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