Generators are far from the loudest piece of equipment going around; however, they do tend to run most incessantly, producing noise over periods of days at a time with the likelihood of disrupting nearby residents and the general public. Given their typical use, they are also often left in close vicinity to sidewalks and public areas such as during events and on construction sites.Read more →
Just like other worksite hazards and health risks such as spills, chemical exposure, falls, heat and radiation exposure, and physical strain, it is necessary to address noise exposure risks for employee safety and legal responsibility. This is what can be done to reduce noise hazards on a worksite.Read more →
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.
With tight legislation governing sound control, you may not be sure whether or not you have some boxes to tick, and a legal obligation to install sound blankets or some other form of noise mitigation on your construction site.Read more →
A detailed look into how acoustic barriers vary from sound blankets, and why outdated temporary sound control products are being thrown out for this new technology.
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We’re all aware of how obnoxious commercial air conditioner units can be; constantly noisy, overbearing, and at times distracting to work around.Read more →