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Control of Noise at Work Assessment.
This section deals with noise generally. A general
FAQ is available elsewhere. This information is UK based but has worldwide relevance
unless marked otherwide. The Noise Section is divided as
Terms & Units
explanation of noise units such as LA90, LAeq, dBA, sound
pressure level and sound power level.
- noise affecting residents
including BS.4142, MPG11, PPG24, WHO criteria and CONCAWE
weather effect, plus reducing noise entering the home,
statutory/noise nuisance under The Environmental Protection Act
1990 and noise abatement notices and appeals. Funding
- if you are involved in a legal action possible funding
- workplace hearing
damage assessment & control, The Noise at Work
Regulations 1989, daily personal noise dose.
quality of sound within rooms such as Reverberation Time
RT60 and First Echo and sound insulation between rooms and
dwellings and a brief consideration of School Music Room
- roundup of sound level meters from all major
For immediate help on
BB93 School Acoustics consult Martec.