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Noise emission of sanders and polishers

The Control of Noise at Work Regulations states that employers may use manufacturers’ tool data to assess the risk to their employees from exposure to noise.

This research report aims to:

  • Measure the noise emission of the supplying manufacturers tools
  • Determine whether tools with a declared emission where tested
  • Compare the noise emission of the electric tools when tested
  • Comment on test codes for the tool
  • Investigate the link between the manufacturers’ and the workstation emission

Read the research report [PDF 335kb]