Noise Survey Glasgow

MOD Paid £11.73m NIHL Bill Last Year

In 2018-19 the MoD paid out £11.73million for 809 employees Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) claims. Freedom of Information figures show that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) are having to foot a massive bill for […]

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 […]

Apple Watch – Noise App

What is the “Noise App”? Apple has added a 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 […]

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 […]

Alistair Inglis 39 NIHL RV Acoustics

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]