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Environmental Noise

HAZCON has assisted a number of clients carrying out environmental noise assessments in line with the requirements of the relevant standards and policies. The environmental noise impact assessment / noise test / noise surveys undertaken by HAZCON can differ from small residential noise issues to larger scale developments. Sources of noise can include railway noise, road traffic noise, aircraft noise and more frequently wind turbine noise. These types of assessments are performed during the day or night and are typically carried out to ensure compliance with EPA license.

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Environmental Noise and Occupational Noise

Useful information regarding Environmental Noise can be found on websites such as EPA Vic and EPA NSW. Whilst information regarding Occupational Noise can be found on websites such as WorkSafe Victoria and WorkCover NSW. HAZCON offers a range of Noise monitoring consultant services for both Environmental Noise and Occupational Noise as well as offers training on hearing loss prevention.

Environmental Noise - a Definition

Environmental noise is the summary of noise pollution from outside, caused by transport, industrial and recreational activities. Noise is frequently described as 'unwanted sound', and, within this context, environmental noise is generally present in some form in all areas of human activity.

Occupational Noise - a Definition

Noise is defined as all sound in the workplace, either wanted or unwanted and is one of the most common Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) hazards and is found in many different environments. Prolonged exposure to excessive noise can result in irreversible damage to a person's hearing and a reduction in their quality of life.

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