NoiseTesting.info seeks to provide clear, transparent and objective information for employers, OHS professionals and workers alike to reduce potential health risks associated with noise exposure.
While noise may be a pleasurable sensation, excessive noise exposure may lead to Noise Induced Hearing Loss otherwise known as Industrlial Deafness. Industrial deafness is irreversible and preventable however the NSW WorkCover Statistics Bulletin 08/09 indentify industrial deafness accounting for approximately 36 % of all occupational injuries.
Workplace Noise Regulations requires exposure levels to be less than LAeq, 8hr of 85 dB(A) and LC,peak of 140 dB(C). These compliance noise levels require being determined in accordance with AS/NZS 1269.1:2005 Occupational noise management – Measurements and assessment of noise immission and exposure.
For more information on noise testing or management please contact one of Safe Environments Occupational Hygienists or Noise Consultants located in the following Australian cities:
NSW - Sydney, Newcastle & Wollongong
Safe Environments - Phone 02 9621 3706
Unit 4, 40 Bessemer Street
Blacktown NSW 2148
Melbourne & Victoria
Safe Environments - Phone 0420 227 990
Level 7, 552 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast
Haztek - Phone 1300 553 001
PO Box 1398
North Lakes Qld 4509
Perth & Western Australia
GCG - Phone 08 9456 3045
Unit 4/10 Vulcan Road
Canning Vale WA 6155
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