Cirrus Research to unveil new doseBadge® Mark V at SHExpo 2016

Cirrus ResearchNoise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research will be exclusively unveiling its much-anticipated doseBadge® Mark V at SHExpo 2016, June 21-23.

Offering a host of new features, the latest addition to the dosebadge range will be showcased at the Q2050 stand, giving delegates the chance to see and experience the latest model for the first time.

The Mark V has been developed by the in-house R&D team, following on from the doseBadge IV that was introduced in 2007. Its compact size hosts a wealth of new future-proof technology but still Read more

Pristine Condition Helps Tesco Distribution Achieve 60% Reduction In Manual Handling Incidents

Pristine ConditionPRISTINE CONDITION HELPS TESCO DISTRIBUTION ACHIEVE 60% REDUCTION IN MANUAL HANDLING INCIDENTS

Revolutionary bio mechanics study proves Pristine Condition manual handling techniques reduces risk factors for injury by up to 94%

A bio-mechanics study, recently commissioned by health & safety specialist, Pristine Condition, in conjunction with Tesco Distribution, has revealed ground-breaking results, and helped the supermarket retailer achieve 60% reduction in manual handling cheap phentermine wholesale incidents.

The purpose of the study was to objectively and technically measure the manual handling risk reduction when applying Pristine Principles across a number of key Tesco Distribution Centre manual handling tasks. Read more

Svantek Launches SV110 Hand-Held Portable Vibration Calibrator

Svantek-SV110CalibratorImage2Ideal for use with Svantek’s SV103 and SV106 hand-arm vibration meters

Specialist in noise and vibration instrumentation for occupational health and environmental monitoring, Svantek UK (01234 639551; www.svantek.co.uk) has launched a new portable vibration calibrator. The hand-held SV110 is designed for verification of machine sensors as well as on-site checks of human vibration accelerometers, in accordance to ISO 8041.

Specially developed for in-situ calibration checks of hand-arm vibration meters mounted on hand or tool, the robust SV110 is ideal for use with Svantek’s popular SV103 and SV106 instruments. Read more

Bryan & Armstrong Ltd are pleased to become the latest recruitment agency to publish their jobs on 1stsafetynews.com

BryanArmstroneBryan & Armstrong Ltd are pleased to become the latest recruitment agency to publish their jobs on 1stsafetynews.com.

Through this collaboration, 1stsafetynews.com will give Bryan & Armstrong the opportunity to reach a wider spectrum of health and safety professionals and increase the number of qualified applicants to more of their roles.

Bryan & Armstrong Ltd are a specialist Health & Safety recruiter, supplying Health & Safety professionals on an interim and permanent basis across the following disciplines: Health & Safety, Health, Safety & Environment, SHEQ, CDM, Fire, Environmental, Quality Management and Health, Safety, Environment & Quality Systems. Read more

All you need to know….new eBooks published by Cirrus Research cover Noise at Work and Environmental Monitoring

Cirrus ResearchNoise monitoring experts Cirrus Research are making life even easier for H&S and Environmental Managers with the launch of two new eBooks.

Produced by its own in-house experts, the guides comprehensively cover occupational and environmental noise measurement terminology respectively, acting as invaluable references guides within both industries. Read more

Noise at Work Mistakes By Tom Shelton, Cirrus Research

Cirrus ResearchLast year we talked about the 5 most common mistakes that are made in the workplace but as the months wore on it become apparent after speaking to clients that there are actually six.

After the classic five errors of – doing nothing at all about noise risks, not using the right equipment to get accurate measurements, measuring incorrectly, not calibrating your meter properly or regularly and, finally, not trying to control noise risks in the first place – I now want to expand that to six by adding not keeping your data. Read more

SEND FOR HELP GROUP’S SUBSIDIARIES ACHIEVE NSI GOLD STANDARD

SendforhelpgroupSend for Help Group – Europe’s largest lone worker protection provider has been awarded NSI’s prestigious Guarding Gold standard for its subsidiary brands, Skyguard and Guardian24.

Following a rigorous audit, the award certifies that both companies are working to the very highest standards of both product and service provision.

The National Security inspectorate (NSI) is the recognised leading certification body for the UK’s Security, Fire and Facilities Management industries, offering a multi-tier approval scheme. Read more

Cirrus Research all set for NEC Health & Safety Event 2016

Cirrus Research PLCNoise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research are confirmed for this year’s Health & Safety Event at the Birmingham NEC, March 22-24, where it will be unveiling the Revo – its latest vibration meter, purpose-designed for hand-arm and whole body vibration measurement.

This will be alongside the Cirrus range including the Optimus Sound Level Meters and doseBadge Noise Dosimeters for occupation noise measurements. There will also be a chance to see the updated NoiseTools software for detailed noise analysis. Read more

PEL SCORES AGAIN WITH CELTIC FOOTBALL CLUB!

PelservicesFollowing in depth consultation and acoustic measuring, PEL Services has provided Celtic FC with a modernised Public Address and Voice Alarm (PA/VA) system, without disrupting the day to day activities of the stadium.

Celtic is the top football club in Scotland and its stadium, Celtic Park in Glasgow, regularly hosts big European occasions to a maximum capacity crowd of 60,000. The stadium not only hosts matches, but also daily activities in the hospitality suite. Replacing the crucial safety systems therefore had to be phased to prevent Read more

Mental Health Charity, Niamh ‘Embrace’ Guardian24’s Personal Safety Smartphone App

Guardian24Guardian24 – the leading lone worker protection solution for the UK and Ireland, are working with Northern Ireland based charity, Niamh (the Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health), to protect their lone working support workers. By equipping them with Guardian24’s smartphone safety application, Niamh’s staff can quickly and discreetly call for help in the event of any emergency.

Niamh is the largest and longest established independent charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing services in Northern Ireland. At the core of Niamh’s services is the community-based support it provides to people who have had experience of mental illness. Niamh recognise that supporting people within supported housing and the community is both rewarding and, often, challenging. Read more