What are the noise control measures?

What are the noise control measures?

What are the noise control measures?

Such action involves the implementation of any measure that will reduce noise being generated, and/or will reduce the noise transmission through the air or through the structure of the workplace. Such measures include modifications of the machinery, the workplace operations, and the layout of the workroom.

How can we reduce the noise in industries?

How do I reduce noise?

  1. Erect enclosures around machines to reduce the amount of noise emitted into the workplace or environment.
  2. Use barriers and screens to block the direct path of sound.
  3. Position noise sources further away from workers.

What are the various noise control practices adopted in industries?

Controlling high-pressure steam, natural gas, and other vent noises. Attenuating noise from process exhausts with stack silencers. Acoustically treating fans, blowers, and ventilating equipment. Closing openings in enclosures and barrier walls required for utilities.

What are the remedial measures for sound control in industry?

We can Reduce Noise pollution by turning off appliances when not in use, use of earplugs, lowering the volume, planting more trees, regular maintenance of vehicles and machines etc. By controlling noise we can control negative health effects that noise pollution has on everyone.

How can we solve the sound problem?

Consider Quiet for Others

  1. Respect your neighbor’s right to quiet, e.g. Keep your radios, stereos and television turned down.
  2. Don’t vacuum late at night. Soft coverings should be placed on floors.
  3. Don’t honk horns except in emergency.
  4. Educate friends and neighbors about hazards of noise.

What is the highest noise reduction rating?

The highest NRR rating for earplugs is 33, and the highest available NRR rating for earmuffs is 31. These values reflect the level of noise protection available for each device when worn alone. Combining earplugs with earmuffs can offer a NRR protection level of 36.