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"We have used Contract Acoustic Testing Services Ltd to conduct workplace noise assessments and audiometric testing since 2007. The service we receive from CATS is second to none and Malcolm is extremely professional, knowledgeable, courteous and friendly at all times. The Company is always prepared to go that extra mile to facilitate our business needs and shift patterns in terms of early starts or late finishes.''

M. McCauley
H&S Office
Manufacturing Company

"I have been working with Contract Acoustic Services Ltd since 2013, when I was appointed HR/ H&S Officer and I took over the Health & Safety within the company. The role at first was a daunting one, as everything was very new to me however Malcolm was extremely patient and informative throughout which enabled a smooth transition for both parties. Malcolm is exceptionally knowledgeable in his field, and strives to provide a reliable, professional and competitive service at all times. We are delighted with the service that we receive, and have found that Malcolm is helpful not only in answering any queries regarding the Industrial Audiometric Screening carried out on site, but goes above and beyond in helping to source any other relevant information and contacts we have required over the years.''

Fiona Savage
Human Resources/ Health & Safety Officer

Services

  • Audiometry
  • Spirometry
  • Noise at Work
  • Hearing Products
  • Legal
  • Infection Control
  • Report Style
  • Competency

Noise at Work;

Without Prejudice

Is the assessment of employee's `likely noise exposure`, in accordance with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations (NI) 2006.
The assessment is to ascertain the likely exposure levels of employees. This is based around: employee duties, equipment, other areas including driver operations and analysis of hearing protection.

EXPOSURE LIMIT VALUES AND ACTION VALUES

Lower Exposure Action Value of 80 dB(A)
Upper Exposure Action Value of 85 dB(A)
Exposure Limit Values of 87 dB(A)

Peak Action Level of 112Pa (135 dB)
Peak Action Level of 140Pa (137 dB)
Peak Action Level of 200Pa (140 dB)

The Brüel & Kjær type 2250 Sound Level Meter is used and provides real-time analysis of the 1/1- and or 1/3-octave filter bands helpful for real analysis of hearing protection via octave bands rather than SNR (Single Noise Rating)

WE DO NOT assess using dose meters.
This is an unattended assessment and noises present may not be identified. Additionally they are unable to give accurate recommendation based on hearing protection.

WE DO suggest this is an acceptable internal spot check for any Health & safety officer/Manager (in between a consultant based assessment).

Tier level reports are tailored to suit Companies requirements;

We submit reports accredited by independent bodies on behalf of the Institute of Acoustics & British Society Audiology (BSA)

  • Tier level 1 (Advanced report), standard
  • Tier level 2 (Select report) hard or softback or
  • Tier level 3 (Basic detail report) softback .
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Screening Audiometry;

Without Prejudice

(Pure tone) is a process of evaluating a person's response to individual frequency tones, compared against the Health & Safety Executive Categorised guidelines. All in accordance with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations (NI) 2006.

Testing is recommended before people are exposed to noise i.e. (new starts).
However, Audiometry can & should be introduced at any time for employees already exposed to levels of 85dB(A) on a daily basis. Audiometric screening is carried out using a mobile unit. The unit guarantees a facility where screening can be carried out at the Company’s premises/onsite (reducing down time, costs & duty of care), and away from the working environment ensuring total respect for each employee.

The Control of Noise at Work Regulations (NI) 2006 guidance recommends following

  • British Society of Audiology (BSA) for screening.
    • (BSA) recommendation
    • sound booth &
    • providing levels of less than 35dB
  • ISO Standard Audiometric screening
    • (BS EN ISO 8253-1:1989 & 8253-1:2010)
    • British Standard BS results (500-8k) levels, ESSENTIAL
    • (BS EN ISO 8253-1:1989 & 8253-1:2010)
    • British Standard BS results [250-8k] levels, Desirable

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Personally we find the BSA recommendation more straight forward
We maintain both practices (meter readings are taken and provided for reference)

Procedure

    Clients to provide;
    • Access to a protected 13-amp plug.

    CATS Ltd. will provide;

    • Mobile Unit
    • RCD protection external and internal
    • A BA-202 Bio-Acoustic Simulator is used to preform daily biological checks (Calibration)
    • A video-otoscope or a Heine 3000 used to ensure healthy ear canals
    • Infection Control
      • Tristel &
      • Teccare Solution
      • And any other product recommended for the purpose
    • Screening using the Excalibur Audiometer
      • Categorisation of Results
      • Graphical Display
      • (Categories 1 to 4 and U)

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    Tier level; reports are tailored to suit Companies requirements;

      We submit reports accredited by independent bodies on behalf of the Institute of Acoustics & British Society Audiology (BSA)
      • Tier level 1 (Advanced report), standard
      • Tier level 2 (Select report) hard or softback or
      • Tier level 3 (Basic detail report) softback .

    Report Style

    Without Prejudice

    Tailored reports to best suit Company requirements ;

      We submit reports accredited by independent bodies on behalf of the Institute of Acoustics & British Society Audiology (BSA);
      Our Clients can request either report style (Tier 1, 2 or 3);

      • Tier level 1 (Advanced report), standard
      • Tier level 2 (Select report) hard or softback or
      • Tier level 3 (Basic detail report) softback .

      AUDIOMETRIC REPORT (Tier level 1)

        All agreed permissible data to be presented to a nominated person,
        • Graphical Category breakdown
        • Category list based on referral, also includes highlighted key questions such as Tinnitus & hearing protection
        • Audiometric graph with result & subsequent page relevant questionnaire (current year questions). Questions excluded for Pre-assessment.
        • Results following the strict Health and Safety Executive Regulations. Employee/s who denies permission; the nominated person will receive; (a)ReferraI results (Category list).
        • Any other data which is permissible (calibration, audiometer & SLM), (measurement, levels within sound booth for BSA & ISO reference) & (additional details general checks etc.).

      Pass / Referral / Pre-assessment; (Tier level 2);

      • Referral results (Category list). &
      • Any other data which is permissible (calibration & measurements details etc.).
      Optional;
      • CATS Ltd. to provide storage of medical data (for limited time), while the Company maintains our service and/or

      • The company after consultation with employees can nominate a person in-charge of medical data.

      • He/she shall store the data separately / securely onsite. It is the company's responsibility to inform CATS Ltd of this individual.


        • With results that require Referral, the Company has the choice to request the employee to attend;

          (a) their own GP.
          (b) the company's Occupational Doctor, or
          (c) If appropriate an occupational service associated with CATS Ltd.(tba)

      SPIROMETRIC REPORT (Tier level 1);

        All agreed permissible data to be presented to a nominated person,
        • Results similar to Audiometric reports.

      NOISE REPORT (Tier level 1)

        All agreed permissible data,
        • Graphical representation of recorded exposure limit values, action values and hearing protection. (Executive Summary).
        • Explanation of the company site and area surveyed & The purpose of the survey.
        • Exposure limit values and action values presented detailing the measurements which fall under each category. Action for Health Surveillance and hearing protection. Worse case measurement/s giving examples on how to comply with the Regulations.
        • Summary of the key Regulations. Details on the activity and employee working pattern (as advised).
        • Chart showing exposure duration and exposure levels for each activity carried out, all values are colour coded for quick reference.
        • Octave band readings & measurement used to calculate hearing protection.
        • Octave band assumed protection values.
        • Diagram/picture of area surveyed.
        • Glossary of Terms.
        • Instrument details and calibration levels.
        • Details of data used.

      NOISE REPORT (Tier level 2)

        All agreed permissible data,
        • Explanation of the company site, area surveyed & the purpose of the survey.
        • Exposure limit values and action values, single measurements used as a comparison (LAeq)*8hr as ‘daily exposure level’ (LEP,d). Company representative to assess employee full working activity / day and levels.
        • Basic octave band values, for hearing protection.
        • Summary of the key Regulations.
        • Glossary of Terms.
        • Instrument details and calibration levels.
        • Details of data used.

      (All Reports; Tier level 3)

        Negotiable with Consultant, At the discretion of the Consultant.

    Confidentiality

    Without Prejudice
    • The GMC guidance on Confidentiality
      • Any form of Occupational Health consultation by an Occupational Health Physician (OHP) is the same as other medical encounters, confidentiality applies in exactly the same way.
      • Confidentiality for the employee is in the same relationship with the occupational health practitioner as any other patient.
      • Results from the encounter is medically confidential, even a simple fit/not fit opinion

    At CATS LTD. we are not registered (OHP), however we strive to give the complete anonymity to the patient & the Company.

    • Therefore, the patient must give informed consent to CATS LTD.
      • On every aspect of the consultation, including output from it
      • Which information is allowed to be presented to the Company representative
      • Minuimum to Company HSE categorised results
      • Consultation cannot proceed where consent is not given to CATS LTD.

      On consent to proceed minimum results to the Company as per the Health & Safety Executive Categorised guidelines will include:

        • ID & Name & (Categories 1 to 4 & U). Not a pass or fail.

          An additional consent is required from both the employee & the Company if additional records are required, i.e. for the purpose of Disclosure to Legal Advisers.

          The Contract is with both the Employee & Company for disclosure

          Legal requirements
          There are some statutory requirements that relate to medical confidentiality. For example:

          Data Protection Act 1998
          Access to Health Records Act 1990
          Access to Medical Reports Act 1988
          Equality Act 2010


          Disclosure to Legal Advisers



    Hearing Products

    Without Prejudice; Products are subject to, up to date manufacturer pricing & Consultant fees;
    CENS® ProFlex Hunter:

    CENS® ProFlex Hunter are designed especially with the rifle marksman in mind. The brand new state-of-the-art circuitry inside every CENS® Hunter is capable of suppressing the louder gunshot noise generated by rifle and large calibre ammunition for a greater level of hearing protection.

    Features a program push button which switches between the following programs:

    Program 1: Designed for rifleman primarily this program provides good all round ambient awareness.

    Program 2: Similar characteristics as program 1 but with programming modifications to reduce noise interference.

    Every pair is also supplied with Wind Shields that fit over the ear, cutting down wind noise even further when using a high chair or when shooting in severe conditions.

    CENS® ProFlex digital are not suitable for very small ears. CENS® digital (acrylic) can be made as an alternative.

    ProFlex Hunter features:

    • Ultra comfortable dual silicone mould
    • 2 programs
    • Digital DSP circuitry
    • Hundreds of colour combinations
    • Personal laser marking customisation
    • Wind/noise reduction program
    • Easy to use volume control
    • Ultra-thin anti-bacterial coating
    • Delayed auto‐start system (5 seconds)
    • Activation melody
    • Low battery warning
    • 312 battery type
    • Approx. 220 hours battery life
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    Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
    CENS® ProFlex Competition:

    Developed for the discerning competition shooter, this model provides comprehensive hearing protection with ambient awareness except for those critical minutes on the stand where concentration and silence is key to successfully obtaining high scores. On the stand, program 2 mutes sound amplification and once off the stand, program 1 provides amplification for situation awareness and conversation without the need to remove the hearing protection.
    Ideal for regular clay competition shooters, and shooters who require maximum concentration when taking that important shot, before switching back to being able to have a normal conversation.

    Features a program push button which switches between the following programs:

    Program 1: A fine tuned general shooting program, providing ambient awareness for a natural listening experience.

    Program 2: Solid plug simulation, muting ambient sounds preventing distractions around the shooter.

    CENS® ProFlex digital are not suitable for very small ears. CENS® digital (acrylic) can be made as an alternative.

    ProFlex Competition features:

    • Ultra comfortable dual silicone mould
    • 2 programs
    • Digital DSP circuitry
    • Hundreds of colour combinations
    • Personal laser marking customisation
    • Easy to use volume control
    • Ultra-thin anti-bacterial coating
    • Delayed auto‐start system (5 seconds)
    • Activation melody
    • Low battery warning
    • 312 battery type
    • Approx. 220 hours battery life
    Earplugs
    Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
    CENS® ProFlex digital 2:

    Evolution in gunshot hearing protection continues with the CENS® ProFlex electronic module combined with unique multi-softness custom fit earpieces. This new unique design combines superb functionality with an eye catching appearance, and this latest development leads the trend towards obstruction free, comfortable custom noise suppression for today’s shooter.

    The CENS® ProFlex is also suitable for use with both rifle and shotgun shooters. Made from flexible, medical-grade silicone material, these digital, ultra soft noise suppressors are designed to be extremely comfortable over long durations, whilst still providing the excellent suppression you expect from CENS® digital. The electronic module is removable making cleaning a simple effective operation.

    Features a program push button which switches between the following programs:

    Program 1: Optimised for game shooting where there are intermittent shots. This configuration also helps by amplifying sounds such as wings flapping, thus providing the shooter with advanced warning of approaching quarry.

    Program 2: Optimised for clay shooting where there are continued shots. This system has been designed to allow more flexible noise suppression while still amplifying ambient sounds.

    CENS® ProFlex digital are not suitable for very small ears. CENS® digital (acrylic) can be made as an alternative.

    ProFlex digital 2 features:

    • Ultra comfortable dual silicone mould
    • 2 programs
    • Digital DSP circuitry
    • Hundreds of colour combinations
    • Personal laser marking customisation
    • Easy to use volume control
    • Ultra-thin anti-bacterial coating
    • Delayed auto‐start system (5 seconds)
    • Activation melody
    • Low battery warning
    • 312 battery type
    • Approx. 220 hours battery life
    Earplugs
    Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
    CENS® ProFlex digital 1:

    Evolution in gunshot hearing protection continues with the CENS® ProFlex electronic module combined with unique multi-softness custom fit earpieces. This new unique design combines superb functionality with an eye catching appearance, and this latest development leads the trend towards obstruction free, comfortable custom hearing protection for today’s shooter.

    The CENS® ProFlex is also suitable for use with both rifle and shotgun shooters. Made from flexible, medical-grade silicone material, these digital, ultra soft noise suppressors are designed to be extremely comfortable over long durations, whilst still providing the excellent suppression you expect from CENS® digital. The electronic module is removable making cleaning a simple effective operation.

    Featuring a fine tuned general shooting program, which boosts quieter sounds such as approaching birds and quarry to clear audible levels, giving you the edge on the competition.

    CENS® ProFlex digital are not suitable for very small ears. CENS® digital (acrylic) can be made as an alternative.

    ProFlex digital 1 features:

    • Ultra comfortable dual silicone mould
    • 1 program
    • Digital DSP circuitry
    • Hundreds of colour combinations
    • Personal laser marking customisation
    • Wind/noise reduction
    • Easy to use volume control
    • Ultra-thin anti-bacterial coating
    • Delayed auto‐start system (5 seconds)
    • Activation melody
    • Low battery warning
    • 312 battery type
    • Approx. 220 hours battery life
    Earplugs
    Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
    CENS® Shooter Plug digital 2:

    Providing unsurpassed suppression, while giving the wearer improved perceived sound, CENS® digital 2 are the original custom electronic noise suppressors.

    Features a program push button which switches between the following programs:

    Program 1: Optimised for game shoot where there are intermittent shots. This configuration also helps by amplifying sounds such as wings flapping, thus providing the shooter with advanced warning of approaching quarry.

    Program 2: Optimised for clay shoots where there are continued shots. This system has been designed to allow more flexible noise suppression while still amplifying ambient sounds.

    CENS® digital 2 - audibly superior custom noise suppression.

    Key Features:

    • Comfortable custom-made acrylic shell
    • 2 programs
    • Easy to replace wax guard
    • 3 colours available (red, blue & black)
    • Program push button
    • Personal laser marking customisation
    • Wind reduction mic position
    • Easy to use volume control
    • Low battery warning
    • 312 battery type
    • Approx. 100-150 hours battery life
    Earplugs
    Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
    CENS® Shooter Plug digital 1:

    Providing unsurpassed suppression, while giving the wearer improved perceived sound, CENS® digital 1 are the original custom electronic noise suppressors.

    Featuring a fine tuned general shooting program, which boosts quieter sounds such as approaching birds and quarry to clear audible levels, giving you the edge on the competition.

    CENS® digital 1 - audibly superior custom noise suppression.

    Key Features:

    • Comfortable custom-made acrylic shell
    • Easy to replace wax guard
    • 3 colours available (red, blue & black)
    • 1 program
    • Personal laser marking customisation
    • Wind reduction mic position
    • Easy to use volume control
    • Low battery warning
    • 312 battery type
    • Approx. 100-150 hours battery life
    Earplugs
    Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
    NEW for 2014 - Mino CENS®

    Usable straight out of the box, and featuring state-of-the-art CENS® digital technology, the new Mino CENS® offers shooters an affordable way to experience comprehensive CENS® digital electronic hearing protection.

    - Effectively Suppresses Gunshot Noise
    - Boosts Ambient Sounds
    - Hear Conversation As Normal
    - No Gun Mount Interference
    - Universal Fitting

    Mino CENS® universal electronic ear plugs are specifically designed to fit into any ear without the need for ear impressions or a custom-made earmould, and like full CENS® Proflex, also still allows for clear communication as well as enhanced ambient awareness. When a gunshot is fired, the electronic circuit instantly suppresses the loud noise, protecting your hearing!

    Mino CENS® are supplied with 5 different sized high quality foam ear tips, providing an effective and comfortable universal fit wearing experience. This can then be enhanced even further by purchasing custom-made eartips at a later date.

    Every pair is also supplied with Wind Shields that fit over the ear, cutting down wind noise even further when using a high chair or when shooting in severe conditions.

    Mino CENS® Features:

    • Universal fitting. No need for an ear impression.
    • Multiple size, high-quality foam eartips
    • 1 program
    • Digital DSP circuitry
    • Red & blue earpieces
    • Extraction cord
    • Easy to use volume level select switch
    • Volume change tone indication
    • Low battery warning indication
    • 10A battery type
    • Approx 50 hours battery life
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    Model 1
    Custom-Made ProFlex Filtered Passive Earplugs:

    ProFlex Passive Earplugs combine the ProFlex multi-softness earpiece with a filtered passive module to provide cost‐effective hearing protection with ambient awareness.

    These earplugs can be upgraded to full CENS® ProFlex digital by purchasing the electronic module at a later date, allowing you to spread the cost of the earplugs and modules over time.

    ProFlex Passive Earplugs Features:

    • Made to fit your ears perfectly, this provides unbeatable comfort
    • Laser marked customisation (earpiece standard, passive module is an optional extra)
    • Upgradable to CENS® ProFlex digital by purchasing an electronic module
    • Available in hundreds of colour combinations
    Earplugs
    Model 1 Model 2

    Infection Control

    We are proud to implement Infection Control Measures based on hospital standard hygiene incorporating;

    • Tristel

      • Fuse - pre-procedure cleaning of products prior to daily activity
      • Duo - cleaning and sporicidal disinfectant foam
      • Multi wipes - used in as part of the procedure to clean products along with Duo before

    • Teccare solution
    • - hand cleanser

    • Other products included
      • Baby wipes
      • And any other product recommended for the purpose

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    Screening spirometry;

    Without Prejudice

    Is a process of assessing a person’s lung function capability against the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) & Crest guidelines.

    All in accordance with The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 (amendments 2003, 2005).

    Testing is recommended before people are exposed i.e. (new starts).
    However, Spirometry can & should be introduced at any time for employees already exposed to products labelled R42/43 or the following substances: Isocyanate paints (eg 2-pack paints), flour dust, grain dust, glutaraldehyde, wood dust, latex, rosin-cored solder fume, glues, resins and also laboratory animals (this list is not exhaustive).

    Spirometric screening is carried out using a mobile unit.
    The unit guarantees a facility where screening can be carried out at the Company’s premises/onsite (reducing down time, costs & duty of care), and away from the working environment ensuring total respect for each employee.

    Procedure

    • Clients to provide;

      • Access to a protected 13amp plug.
    • CATS Ltd. Provide

      • Mobile Unit
      • RCD Protection External and Internal
      • Spiro USB spirometer/software
      • 3 litre calibration syringe (daily calibration)
      • BP measuring (acceptability for procedure)
      • Infection Control
      • Tristel &
      • Teccare solution
      • And any other product recommended for the purpose of Spirometry
      • Reports tailored to best suit Companies requirements;

    We submit a report (accredited by an independent body), and can be tailored; i.e As contracted technician/s and upon the Clients request we will provide either;

    Tier level; reports are tailored to suit Company requirement;

      • Tier level 1 (Advanced report), standard
      • Tier level 2 (Select report) hard or softback or
      • Tier level 3 (Basic detail report) softback .

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      HSE Recommendation

      Without Prejudice
        HSE Recommendation on Health Surveillance provision & a Competent advisors

        Checklist when purchasing health surveillance provision
        If you have found that you need health surveillance, the following checklist may be useful before or during a first meeting with a potential health surveillance provider.

        • Discuss and agree your occupational health needs with your provider
        • Check your provider is competent in undertaking the tasks you require of them
        • Agree the roles and responsibilities in the health surveillance process, and the communication arrangements for those involved
        • Consider the practical aspects of getting people to health surveillance appointments (don't forget shift employees, those working remotely, or those who are absent because of illness or holiday. They all need to be included if they do work which requires health surveillance).
        • Agree the format and frequency for the feedback of results, eg do you require a written or email format; do you need just the results or do you need interpretation of their significance as well; will you need the provider to highlight any actions required?
          • Set up a system to review and act on them
        • Agree procedures and roles in the referral of those found with ill health for diagnosis or further treatment
        • Agree and set up systems to maintain the appropriate records, particularly health records
        • Consider how you might deal with employees found with ill health who may no longer be fit to be exposed, or those who have restrictions placed on exposure
        • Agree a timescale for reviewing the health surveillance provision and its performance in helping to manage ill health risks at work
        • Once you have decided on the services of a particular OH provider, you may want to:
          • share your risk assessments with them
          • make sure they observe the employees and the work they are doing

        Competent advisors

        When looking to appoint a competent advisor to help with health surveillance in your workplace, you should try to find someone with experience of dealing with your particular industry and the hazards involved. Responsible persons A responsible person is someone in your organisation who is given the responsibility to help deliver a health surveillance system from within the workplace. They will have received training or coaching on what they need to do to perform this role effectively – which may involve training from a health professional, a health and safety professional, management or any other, as appropriate. This person's role in the health surveillance system should be clearly defined and they should be someone who is trusted by the workforce, with good communication/interpersonal skills.

        Do I always need a competent medical professional when implementing health surveillance?
        No. In some cases, where there is no requirement for statutory medical surveillance, there are things you can do to keep costs down (eg) putting a trained responsible person in charge of surveying the workforce for early signs of ill health). However, you will still need to call on an appropriately qualified doctor or nurse to deal with any ill health found.

        Occupational health technicians
        Occupational health technicians are trained and qualified in specific areas, such as SPIROMETRY OR AUDIOLOGY and if they are engaged in health surveillance they should provide competent advice to the employer.

        If you have a large workforce, you may wish to consider having a competent occupational health professional employed to be in charge of your programme, to advise and help you to manage health risks.

        Appointed doctors
        Appointed doctors undertake statutory medical surveillance examinations – a special type of health surveillance required under certain regulations (eg, for work with asbestos or ionising radiation). Appointed doctors must be approved by HSE.

        Occupational health doctors and nurses
        Occupational health doctors and nurses provide health surveillance services for employers whose employees are exposed to certain hazards at work (eg, noise and hand-arm vibration). They should not be confused with appointed doctors who undertake statutory medical examinations – see above.
        When appointing an occupational health doctor or nurse, it is important to find someone with experience in your industry, or a related industry. You should also:

        • ask to see their registration/personal identification number (PIN)
        • ask to see their certificates/diplomas relevant to the duties you need them to undertake

        Relevant qualifications can be confirmed with the appropriate governing body: the General Medical Council and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (for doctors); or the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Nurses holding specialist qualifications in occupational health will be registered as specialist community health nurses (OH).

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        About us

        CONTRACT ACOUSTIC TESTING SERVICES LTD CATS Ltd; Established in 2004

        After achieving the recognised Certificate from the British Society Audiology (BSA) we established a portable facility to service commercial industry, by being the only company at the time to carry out audiometric screening portably onsite and within an acoustic sound booth.

        Soon afterwards, continuing our program of continual Professional development we entered the acoustic consultancy field and expanded our portfolio within the health and safety business sectors.

        To date we have maintained a working relationship within a wide range of Commercial business across the Province, with; Audiometric screening (hearing tests), Spirometry (Lung assessment), Noise at Work and Custom moulded hearing protection, Recently we have supported a number of Companies in Dundalk and Dublin with Hearing Protection & Ear irrigation.

        Business philosophy:

        To provide a competitive service through growth & superior customer satisfaction in our Service, Innovation, Quality and Commitment. Helping business to maintain the safety of employees at work through Surveillance (Noise & Health).

        Business Strength:

        The company's strength is in the unique individual style tailored to meeting an exact program of service around hearing conservation. With consistent Reliability & a commitment in purchasing we only provide quality products for our services.

        Mission Statement:

        To provide an individual High quality service to meet the needs of both Employer and the Employee through the better understanding / knowledge and acceptance of Health & Hearing Conservation It is our intention to allocate sufficient resources in time and money to achieve these objectives and we are confident that the importance of our objectives will be recognised by all employees and employers concerned and that every individual will co-operate responsibly in the sustained efforts necessary to attain them.

        Members have completed Certification in:

        2016 Amplivox

        2012 Aston University (Life & Health Sciences)

        2004 & 2007 British Society Audiology (BSA)

        2006 Attended Jordanstown course Institute of Acoustics (IOA)

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        News

        CATS Ltd;
        Wish to thank all our clients who have supported us & their employees over the past years in providing our services.

        This forthcoming year CATS Ltd. will invest in additional products to improve our Services.



        Details presented on this website are without prejudice.

        Contact us

        Contract Acoustic Testing Services Ltd are a Health and Safety / Health Surveillance company based
        in the Newtownabbey area, with our services available across Northern Ireland.

        Contract Acoustic Testing Services Ltd Malcolm Hutchinson
        108a Ballyrobert Road
        Ballyclare
        Co. Antrim
        BT39 9RT
        E-mail: info@industrialaudiometry.com
        Mobile: 078 34541888