Ms Emma Shanks

Health and Safety Executive

Professional/research interests:
Occupational exposure to noise.
Occupational exposure to hand-arm vibration.
Occupational exposure to whole body vibration.

What would you like UKAN to do for you?
Open up more shared research opportunities.

How would you like to contribute to UKAN?
Make other members of UKAN aware that HSE's Science and Research Centre in Buxton exists (!) and that we have specialist test facilities.

Equipment:
Anechoic chamber 5.5 m x 5.9 m x 5.23 m, usually set up as a hemi-anechoic chamber with additional wedges available to cover the solid concrete floor providing full anechoic conditions. Includes compressed air and breathing air supplies, and 3-phase electrical supply inside the chamber. Five hanging rods in the ceiling, each rated to 250 kg fixed in a dice-5 format 1 m x 1 m. Sound generation system using LabGruppen D40:4L amp with 4 Tannoy VX12.

Vibration test bay (x 2), suitable for power tool use.

Data Physics GW-V400LT shaker.

Software or numerical codes:
B&K Pulse LabShop
B&K Reflex
B&K Connect

Specialist Interest Groups (SIGs):


Other Interest Areas:
Occupational exposure (health and safety)