NOISE LEVELS IN THE WORKPLACE

Noise levels in the Workplace

Can you hear us over the noise?

For many industries, controlling workplace noise is more than just a nuisance and a statutory requirement. Noise at work affects employees' health, and is disruptive for employers.

Knowing the safe noise limits in my workplace

By knowing the exposure limits and taking the right measures, you can protect your business and employees. The main sectors the regulations are directed to include:

Manufacturing, Construction, Engineering and Mining & Excavation.

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THE FOUR RED FLAGS

Intrusive Noise

Can you hear the production area from the office area?

The 2m Rule

Do operators need to raise their voice to communicate with someone two meters (6.5 ft) away?

Power Tools

Do operators use hand tools for more than half an hour a day?

Impacts

Do operators use impact tools?

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If you suspect your workplace has any of these problems, then you must act. By taking the right measures, you can remain operational. Knowing the legislation and engaging with noise acoustic specialists will safeguard you and control the risk.

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01

Assess Potential Noise Levels in Your Workplace

Check if you business falls into a recognised noisy industry or environment.

Use the four red flags to determine if you comply with the exposure limits.

02

Arrange Workplace Noise Survey

If your business has a workplace noise level issue, you need to conduct an onsite noise survey.

This will provide the necessary information and action place to eliminate or mitigate noise exposure at work for employees.

03

Developing Noise Policies and Reporting

Create your legislative workplace noise policy in alignment with your action plan.

Provide reporting documentation for employees and external inspectors.

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