OSHA

Apple's New Noise App Is A Game Changer

You might have heard that Apple has released a handy new app in its latest update to the Watch OS platform. Wearers can now track their noise exposure throughout the day, receiving real-time...
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Training

What’s the worst sound in the world?

No matter who you are, there’s always that one sound that makes your toes curl and your skin crawl. Whether it’s terracotta plant pots, nails on a chalkboard or children crying, there are a whole...
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Training

We work 12-hour shifts. What dosimeter criterion time should we use?

Is it just me, or can trying to decipher an OSHA regulation be confusing? Take, for instance, the OSHA Occupational Noise Exposure Standard (29 CFR 1910.95). The OSHA noise standard defines the...
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doseBadge Noise Dosimeter

A Dosimeter for the Future: a History of the doseBadge

In 1995, a team of young engineers at Cirrus Research set to work on revolutionising the design and functionality of noise dosimeters. Their hard work and tireless dedication to the protection of...
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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

What are those favorite sounds that you treasure?

Since being posted on YouTube, Sarah Churman’s video has been viewed over 26,000,000 times.   Sarah, born deaf, was 29 years old at the time, a young mother of two that had never heard her...
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