The SoundEar and SoundLog Noise Warning Signs can be the ideal tool to deal with certain noise problems in the workplace.
A noise sign is not an alternative to carrying out a full noise survey using a suitable sound level meter, but is very useful to let employees know when it is time to take action - reduce the noise or wear protection.
For information about surveying the workplace noise, please visit our Occupational Noise Measurement page.
When you have industrial processes that are not constant, the result is intermittent noise and a situation where hearing protection is only needed at certain times. The Noise Warning Sign can be used to automatically let people know when they should wear their hearing protectors and when the noise levels are acceptable.
The signs should be mounted on the wall and the level set so that the yellow and red lights indicate high noise levels at the point where people are working - not just the point where the sign is mounted. In large areas a number of signs will be needed to cover the different noise levels that will exist.
Offices can suffer from high noise levels, particularly when staff are using telephones in open plan areas. High noise levels in call centers makes it difficult for staff to work and does not give a good impression to whoever is at the other end of the telephone call. A noise warning sign can be used to remind staff to keep their voices down in consideration of others.
Controlling such office noise can be difficult because of different peoples perception of what is too noisy. A persons hearing is also dulled during the day so something that seems a little loud in the morning can seem better during the afternoon. Using a noise warning sign to indicate when the levels are high takes away this perception problem.
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The SoundEar Classic noise warning sign with power adapter.