You want power and accuracy in a table saw, but you also want to be able to hear yourself think. Sawing noise can also be an issue in the vicinity of other people. Consider these five quiet table saws to avoid noise issues, no matter your budget.Read more →
Workplace safety regulation comprises the mitigation a large range of hazards, none less than environmental noise (or "occupational noise").
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Echo Barrier prides itself on not only providing the capability of up to a 43 dB reduction of noise, but also of designing and manufacturing strong products that withstand the demands of harsh work environments, and protect workers and the public from a number of these dangers.
Echo Barrier's noise control system provides mitigation of noise around a site perimeter, preventing it from spilling into the public and wider community.
But what about from smaller, more isolated tasks? Maybe your site covers only a limited surface area, or your team's work stations are emitting noise across the entire jobsite, placing everyone at risk of prolonged noise exposure. In this case, erecting temporary fencing and deploying barriers around the entire perimeter, might be excessive.
Crystalline silica is found in a number of common construction materials including granite, concrete, brick, mortar, and sand. Numerous studies have shown that exposure to the dust created when working with these materials poses significant health risks — including the potential to develop lung cancer. Here are 4 ways that you can effectively control silica dust.