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DESIGNING FOR LOW NOISE AND VIBRATION

Low noise and vibration equipment for European markets

HSE is hosting a free event for UK industry to consider the opportunities provided by developing low noise and vibration equipment.

The event is intended for firms supplying noisy or vibrating equipment. It will also be useful for makers of sub assemblies plus those who provide advice and guidance on design for low noise and vibration. Groups representing manufacturers, suppliers and users are also welcome.

The aims and objectives of the day are

  • Create a market edge for sellers of quiet machinery.
  • Make it easier for employers to identify and manage risks associated with exposure to excessive noise and vibration in the workplace by increasing the availability of quiet, low vibration machinery.
  • Encourage provision of suppliers’ information on noise and vibration emission in a form that is meaningful to purchasers.
  • delegates understand legal duties
  • Stimulate debate on how best to fulfil legal duties
  • Clarify expectations of HSE in supporting supply and purchase of low noise and vibration equipment
  • Help designers and manufacturers realise a market advantage from development of low noise and vibration machinery.

Contact Rod Cullinane at Buy.Quiet@hse.gsi.gov.uk or telephone 0151 951 4823 for further details and to reserve your place.

Date: Tuesday 2 March 2010 Venue: RICOH Arena, 71 Phoenix Way, Foleshill , Coventry , CV6 6GE

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