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In a document about community noise, the World Health Organization (WHO) states that proven adverse effects of noise on a community or population include hearing impairment, interference with speech communication, disturbance of rest and sleep, psychophysiological, mental-health and performance effects, effects on residential behavior.
Noise enclosures are one of the best ways to combat the bothersome noise associated with industrial machinery. Untreated, the surrounding area becomes dangerous to work due to the excessive noise.
What is noise? Noise can be described as any unwanted sound, whether harmful or not. Sometimes it is hazardous, and can cause damage.
Every day, we at O’Neill Engineered Systems are approached by current and prospective clients in need of noise control solutions.
Most of the people who come to us in need of noise control know they need the noise to be significantly reduced.
Noise pollution carries many associated health risks. The obvious ones are hearing damage and loss, but there are many lesser known, equally-harmful dangers.
The importance of noise control in the workplace cannot be overstated. Many people are unaware of the true dangers noise can pose to employees, and the risks associated with excessive noise.