Successful noise management in construction

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Several Western Australian companies in the construction industry have agreed to share their experiences in practical noise control management, to enable more workplaces achieve the 85 dB(A) exposure standard for occupational noise. The following case studies provide real examples of the basic steps of a noise control management program: elimination, substitution, isolation, maintenance, engineering control at source, engineering control in transmission path, quiet work practices and administrative control.

Last updated 16 May 2014

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