High levels of noise is known to cause problems to health and is increasingly regarded as a source of pollution. It is therefore important to consider both environmental and workplace noise levels in your place of work and accommodation. Scienco use experienced noise surveyors to undertake their environmental surveys, monitoring both ambient pre-installation background levels and post-construction. The results of these surveys are then used to calculate the whether noise attenuation is required.
For more information on the types of surveys available including: Workplace and personal dose measurements; Building Noise and associated acoustic surveys to BS EN ISO 140-7:1998; BS4142 1997 Method for Rating Industrial Noise Affecting Mixed Residential and Industrial Areas & PPG24; follow the links.
Noise induced hearing loss is permanent damage to the ears caused by exposure to high levels of noise. Sadly hearing is gradually lost over a working life resulting in considerable distress to the sufferer. Some 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work. Nosie related damage caused by work is preventable, but once your hearing has gone it will not come back.#Our services are for employers, workers and their advisers. We tell you:
- The level of noise in your workplace
- What you need to do to reduce and control the risks and
- Simple solutions to the issues you face