Stephen Fry – Edible Ear Plugs

Stephen Fry posted this tweet on Twitter this week. Its a funny way to highlight why you cannot provide staff with hearing protection without adequate training. The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 stipulates that noise awareness training is compulsory in noisy workplaces. RV Acoustics provide compliant training to ensure staff understand the risks […]

Apple Watch – Noise App

Apple has added another Health Monitoring feature named “Noise App” to its new watchOS 6 (on Apple Watch Series 4 or later). The Noise App is designed to help watch wearers maintain healthy hearing. Using the inbuilt microphone, it monitors the ambient sound and if the average sound level over three minutes reaches or exceeds […]

G20 Osaka Summit 2019

At the G20 summit in Osaka last week, #dementia was declared a Global Health Priority. Hearing loss is proven to be the largest potentially modifiable risk factor (9.1%) causing dementia. By carrying out a noise risk assessment and the appropriate training in your workplace, we can entirely prevent Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the […]

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INGLIS Vs Ministry of Defence

In a High Court ruling yesterday, a former Royal Marine has been awarded £545,766 in damages after claiming that the Ministry of Defence failed to provide him with adequate hearing protection whilst on tour in Afghanistan, resulting in Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL). Alastair Inglis, 39, planned to serve for 22 years but claimed his […]

Goldscheider Vs Royal Opera House

Musician wins £750,000 after suing Royal Opera House for hearing loss This Court of Appeal ruling yesterday shows no employer or organisation is exempt from protecting staff from hearing damage, not even when noise is the product. This case also proves that no employees hearing damage is ever justifiable or part of the job. Noise […]

RV Acoustics - Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly’s Memoirs

Billy Connolly on starting as a welder in the Clyde shipyards at 15 years old. Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) can happen at any age, is permanent and 100% preventable.  If you don’t have an up to date noise at work assessment, get in touch today. #noiseatwork #noisecontrol #acoustics Get in touch

Prevent Hearing Compensation Claims RV Acoustics Leaflet

Prevent Hearing Compensation Claims Leaflets

The new RV Acoustics’ Noise at Work Service Leaflets titled “Prevent Hearing Compensation Claims” arrived last week.  You can download printable PDF versions from the Downloads page of our website to keep handy, or to show to the relevant person in your company.  If you have any questions, head to our Contact Us page and […]

FIS - Friends of Wilson - Joe Cilia Office Acoustics

Office Acoustics Presentation – Joe Cilia

Great evening yesterday at the Friends of Wilson showroom in the southside of Glasgow hearing Joe Cilia (Technical Director @ The FIS) sharing his knowledge and experience of office acoustics. #Noise #Acoustics #officeacoustics

RV Acoustics Business Cards

New Business Cards

My new business cards arrived today Looking forward to meeting people from Ayrshire to Aberdeen, Inverness to Inverclyde and helping them to reduce noise in their workplace and comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. #noiseatwork #acoustics #marketing

RV Acoustics HSE Noise at Work Consultants Forum

HSE Scottish Noise & Vibration at Work Consultants Forum

Front row seat at the HSE Scottish Noise & Vibration at Work Consultants Forum in Dunfermline yesterday. Great to be in Fife again and to be involved in making it easier for Duty Holders to protect employees from high noise levels in their workplace. #HSE #noiseatwork #acoustics #Scotland #vibrationatwork