Understanding Voice Alarm Systems

Organisation profile

Sound Productions provide a design and installation service for all aspects of the audio business. Sound Productions specialise in providing solutions for acoustically difficult spaces for emergency evacuation systems  such as Voice alarm and Disabled refuge systems. We are Irelands leading supplier of, Public Address, Voice Alarm, Induction Loop and Disabled Refuge systems.

Training aim

To increase awareness  of the requirements for Voice Alarm systems and to outline the common pitfalls when design the systems.

Learning objectives

To become familiar with:

  • Relevant Building Regulations
  • Speaker types and characteristics
  • Speaker Placement
  • Intelligibility and its measurement
  • BS / EN Regulations
  • System components
  • Sound Level Requirements

Course outline

The course will deal with the various factors that must be considerd when planning a voice alarm system as well as a practical guide to the various types of equipment  available for one to correctly design the system.

Trainer's profile

This course will be delivered by Gerry O'Brien AMIOA of Sound Productions Ltd. Gerry has over  thirty years experience in the industry and is one of Irelands leading authoritories on the subject.

Course duration

One Hour Plus Q+A

Assessment & certification

2 Hours CPD Engineers Ireland Approved

Who should attend

The course is aimed at specifiers and electrical engineers.


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