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Weatherproof noise-activated warning signs

16 September 2019

One of Pulsar Instruments' most popular interactive noise warning signs, the Pulsar SafeEar, has been updated to be weatherproof and dustproof.

The new SafeEar IP65 Weatherproof Noise-Activated Warning Sign works like Pulsar's original signs that light up when a pre-set noise level is reached to warn workers and visitors when they need to put on their hearing protection or when noise levels need to be kept down. 

Wearing hearing protection all the time is never popular with workers, so with these signs, it means mandatory hearing protection zones can become 'Mandatory Hearing Protection When Signs Are Lit' zones, with the result that workers only need put on their hearing protection when it's noisy.

Key features

  • Lights up to warn of high noise levels
  • Control the decibel trigger level yourself
  • IP65 rated (protected against ingress from dust and low-pressure water jets)
  • Quick and simple to install
  • Available for with standard warning messages
  • Available in different languages.

Who it’s for

Pulsar has designed this new SafeEar Sign to be IP65 rated for low-pressure water spray and dust and believes it will be of interest to a great many companies and businesses, especially those who have workers who are:

  • based outside on construction sites;
  • working in outside maintenance areas; or,
  • working where moisture may be present or regular cleaning takes place. 

What is does

The signs use high-intensity white LED technology to make themselves visible to workers and visitors and light up when a pre-set trigger level is reached. The user can set this trigger level themselves anywhere between 40dB(A) and 114dB(A) - equating from a quiet environment to heavy industrial noise. 

Most people set the trigger level at 80dB(A) as this is the level where hearing protection should be offered by employers. Pulsar suggests that employers set a delay of 30 seconds after the noise has dropped for the sign to return to normal - this is when workers know they are safe to remove their hearing PPE. 

Not just for noisy workplaces!

The sign is not just for noisy areas, in fact, these signs are suitable for use when businesses want people to keep their noise levels down. For example, they can also be used outside entertainment venues, night clubs and public houses to help reduce the risk of noise complaints by alerting people leaving the premises when they are being too noisy.

Not just for outdoors!

These signs don't have to be only used outside. As the signs are IP65 rated they can be used in any area where moisture might be present or in areas that undergo high levels of cleaning such as in industrial kitchens, laboratories, hospitals, and leisure centres.

How to buy

The SafeEar IP65 Weatherproof Noise Activated Warning Sign is available to buy online through Pulsar Instruments' website: https://pulsarinstruments.com/en/product/weatherproof-ip65-rated-noise-activated-warning-sign. Alternatively, email or phone to ask for a quote: Email: sales@pulsarinstruments.com, www.pulsarinstruments.com