Workplace Noise Assessment | Workplace Noise Testing | Occupational Noise Testing | Noise Monitoring Sydney, NSW
ENVIRO CORP acoustic consultants are your specialists for workplace noise testing in Sydney. Call 1300 980 612 to discuss workplace noise. Enviro Corp noise monitoring and measurement services include noise testing services, indoor noise testing and assessment at your site within Sydney. Enviro Corp occupational noise testing or workplace noise assessment includes monitoring personal sound exposure levels, known as occupational noise exposure, and comparison with guideline limits. A noise analysis ensures appropriate hearing protection selection is made.
Noise monitoring can be undertaken using a personal noise dosimeter or an area noise meter based on work shifts.
Enviro Corp workplace noise testing involves continuous measurement of the noise levels or sound level testing at your site, using a sound level meter, and an occupational noise assessment report of the findings. Enviro Corp sound level testing and occupational acoustic services involve worker noise exposure monitoring or noise exposure testing during time-based work shifts and involves noise analysis and an investigation into the frequency, intensity and duration of the noise. Enviro Corp can provide you with an indoor noise assessment report prepared by qualified environmental consultants.
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Workplace Noise Testing Sydney, NSW | Noise Exposure Testing
ENVIRO CORP acoustic consultants undertake noise monitoring and measurement, workplace noise testing, sound testing or an occupational noise assessment for numerous clients around Sydney. ENVIRO CORP can undertake noise testing at your site in Sydney, NSW. In fact, you require workplace noise assessments as part of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 if you have at risk workers. Additionally, as a business owner or manager you must ensure that your workers are not exposed to noise at the workplace. Specifically, noise exposure should not be above the exposure standards or noise testing standards. Enviro Corp acoustic consultants undertake workplace noise testing in accordance with WorkSafe Australia noise guidelines.
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How are Noise Testing Services undertaken?
Additionally, ENVIRO CORP undertakes workplace noise assessments and noise measurement to help you maintain your duty of care. A workplace noise assessment will obtain meaningful data that can be used to implement control measures. The workplace noise assessment also helps us make necessary changes if noise exposure levels are above the guideline limits. Noise control measures include elimination or substitution with administrative controls, engineering controls or personal protective equipment.
Workplace Noise Assessment | Workplace Noise Testing
Enviro Corp workplace noise assessment includes workplace noise testing during a work shift and personal sound exposure levels are compared against guideline limits. This workplace noise testing is important in the selection of the most appropriate class of hearing protection.
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Health Effects of Noise Exposure
Exposure to high levels of noise can cause permanent hearing loss. Short term exposure to loud noise can also cause a temporary change in hearing or a ringing in your ears (tinnitus). Repeated exposures to loud noise can lead to permanent tinnitus and/or hearing loss.
Loud noise can also create physical and psychological stress, reduce productivity, interfere with communication and concentration, and contribute to workplace accidents and injuries by making it difficult to hear warning signals. The effects of noise induced hearing loss can limit the ability to hear high frequency sounds, understand speech, and seriously impair the ability to communicate.
Other effects that can be caused by high noise levels include anxiety, depression, high blood pressure and heart disease.
Frequently asked questions:
A workplace noise assessment is an assessment to determine the sources of noise. Once the sources of noise have been identified, the next step is to measure the noise levels. Noise level results are then compared with the acceptable levels.
Hazardous noise affects the functioning of the inner ear, which may cause temporary or permanent hearing loss. Noise at levels that do not damage hearing can have other adverse health effects. Persistent noise stress can increase the risk of fatigue and cardiovascular disorders including high blood pressure and heart disease.
The WHS Regulations set the exposure standard for noise at an LAeq,8h of 85 dB(A) and a peak noise level at 140 dB(C), which protects most but not all people. Therefore, workplace noise should be kept lower than the exposure standard for noise if reasonably practicable.