Noise control: Enclosures, barriers and screens

How to use enclosures, barrier and screens to control noise.
Last updated

Mar 2017

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PDF, 1.82 MB

Document length

6 pages

What it contains

Noisy workplaces have control measures to prevent sound levels from exceeding noise exposure standards. This document advises how workplaces can manage noise. This includes:

  • following a hierarchy of control measures
  • eliminating noisy processes and equipment, such as buying pre-cut and pre-fabricated materials
  • finding alternatives to noisy equipment and work processes
  • creating control rooms or employee refuges