Ian Taylor, Principle noise consultant at Symphotech & Acoustech explores the recent landmark 'acoustic shock’ case and discusses if this is too little too late or a can of worms that should remain firmly closed.
Many of our friends, followers and clients will be more than acutely aware of the news that broke on Wednesday 28 March. A viola player Chris Goldscheider won a landmark High Court judgment against the Royal Opera House (ROH) for a life-changing hearing injury he sustained at a rehearsal of Wagner's Die Walkure in 2012.
Symphotech is collaborating with event control and management company, Controlled Events, ahead of a busy summer season, April 2018.
Production and health and safety experts, Symphotech, has named Controlled Events as its preferred supplier for event control and control rooms. Controlled Events provide a comprehensive control service to all types of events including event control management, radio communications, Wi-Fi and innovative log systems.
Symphotech has strengthened its team with the addition of Sophia Livett as Production & Logistics Assistant, to help the team meet the demands of a busy 2018.
In my professional world, I am acutely aware that I am in the minority. As a young female, working as a Production and Logistics Assistant for health and safety experts, Symphotech, I spend my day to day working alongside and liaising with men.