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EPA NG4 Noise Measurement Requirements

Monitoring for compliance with the noise emission conditions of an IPPC or Waste Licence should be primarily based upon International Standard ISO 1996: Acoustics – Description, Measurement and Assessment of Environmental Noise. Ideally, sampling over different days and at different times during the day will help to ensure that the survey is statistically representative. However, [...]

By |2020-08-04T13:05:13+01:00August 4th, 2020|News|Comments Off on EPA NG4 Noise Measurement Requirements

Draft excluders, part 2: what makes a bad report?

By Rodger Munt, edited by David Trew, Angela Lamacraft & Mike Lotinga, February 2018 Dr Rodger Munt FIOA is a retired scientist with 45 years of research experience. As a long-standing employee of the former Royal Aircraft Establishment, he led successive research teams where vetting of scientific reports for non-technical customers was routine. He regularly sees [...]

By |2020-07-20T23:00:48+01:00July 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Draft excluders, part 2: what makes a bad report?

Draft excluders, part 1: what makes a good report?

By Rodger Munt, edited by Angela Lamacraft & Mike Lotinga, December 2017 Dr Rodger Munt FIOA is a retired scientist with 45 years of research experience. As a long-standing employee of the former Royal Aircraft Establishment, he led successive research teams where vetting of scientific reports for non-technical customers was routine. He regularly sees the reports [...]

By |2020-07-20T22:56:11+01:00July 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Draft excluders, part 1: what makes a good report?

Consultant fined for providing incompetent advice

15 July 2020 Source: Health and Safety Matters A SELF-employed consultant was fined for breach of legislation for providing health and safety advice on technical and complex matters while not being qualified to advise his clients.   Luton Crown Court heard how a self-employed health and safety consultant provided inadequate and flawed advice to small [...]

By |2020-07-17T17:20:19+01:00July 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Consultant fined for providing incompetent advice

Order due next week over noise at ‘Covid Party House’

Source: RTE News A district court judge has said he will issue an order in a week in relation to an 80-year old landlord who he found was responsible for noise from student parties during lockdown at two of his rented houses. Judge Olann Kelleher warned Fachtna O'Reilly of Model Farm Road, Carrigrohane, in Cork, that it [...]

By |2020-07-15T19:09:24+01:00July 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Order due next week over noise at ‘Covid Party House’