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Noise Abatement On Smaller, Isolated Tasks

Posted by Echo Barrier on Jan 29, 2019 12:15:56 PM

 

Echo Barrier's noise control system provides mitigation of noise around a site perimeter, preventing it from spilling into the public and wider community.

But what about from smaller, more isolated tasks? Maybe your site covers only a limited surface area, or your team's work stations are emitting noise across the entire jobsite, placing everyone at risk of prolonged noise exposure. In this case, erecting temporary fencing and deploying barriers around the entire perimeter, might be excessive. 

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Tags: Silica dust, cutting station, noise abatement, temporary noise barrier, temporary acoustic barrier, construction noise problems, Noise Pollution

Construction Noise Laws In Texas - What You Should Know Before Starting

Posted by Echo Barrier on Jan 28, 2019 3:19:37 AM

In Texas, regulation of disruptive or “unreasonable” noise falls under the disorderly conduct statute of the state penal code. This code classifies noise, including construction noise, as unreasonable if it exceeds 85 decibels, but only after the person creating the noise has been notified by local law enforcement that there has been a complaint.

This somewhat relaxed enforcement of noise control at the state level provides for more restrictive noise control measures by cities, in accordance with local needs.

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Tags: noise laws, noise texas, Noise Pollution

5 Ways To Effectively Control Silica Dust

Posted by Echo Barrier on Jan 19, 2019 10:18:38 AM

Crystalline silica is found in a number of common construction materials including granite, concrete, brick, mortar, and sand. Numerous studies have shown that exposure to the dust created when working with these materials poses significant health risks — including the potential to develop lung cancer. Here are 4 ways that you can effectively control silica dust.

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Tags: cutting station, Silica dust

Echo Barrier At The ARA Rental Trade Show 2019

Posted by Echo Barrier on Jan 15, 2019 2:53:41 PM

Once again, Echo Barrier will appear at the American Rental Association's ARA Rental Show in 2019, at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Tags: ARA Show 2019, noise complaints LA, noise, noise abatement, acoustic barrier rental, sounds blankets, sound blankets construction, los angeles, LA construction

5 Noisiest Cities In The World

Posted by Echo Barrier on Jan 11, 2019 4:15:30 PM

Civilization has brought about a lot of noise pollution in cities. Some cities in the world are too loud that the residents risk going deaf the longer they live in those cities. The major sources of noise pollution are conversations, traffic especially honking, construction sites, nightclubs, fireworks, audio speakers and other audio systems.

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Tags: noise, reducing noise pollution, Noise Pollution

10 Of The Quietest Places On Earth

Posted by Echo Barrier on Jan 9, 2019 9:08:57 AM

The search for peace and quiet has increased significantly over the years. Civilization has brought about a lot of noise pollution due to construction, vehicles, sound systems, and other human-made sound devices.

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Tags: noise abatement, quiet, noise pollution wildlife, noise problems, acoustic barriers