Noise at Work

Adnitt Acoustics has a wealth of experience in noise issues across all sectors, including all types of music and entertainment venues.

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We can help by:
  • Carrying out on-site measurements
  • Generating noise action plans
  • Advising on appropriate mitigation methods for all environments where the Noise at Work regulations apply

Our unwavering aim is to provide practical recommendations that match with the operational reality of the working environment. We always take into account access, safety, and economic considerations.

The Noise at Work Regulations 2005 manage noise levels in the workplace. The regulations came into force in 2006 for most industries and 2008 for the music and entertainment sectors.

Employers are required to carry out a noise assessment and take appropriate action in any workplace where employees may be exposed to excessive noise levels.

The emphasis of the noise assessment for Noise at Work regulations is on reducing noise levels, with hearing protection being a last resort.

Noise levels can bereduced through machinery modifications, working pattern changes, building structure modifications, or other advised technical changes.

Noise at work regulations for the music and entertainment sectors means license holders and operators of live music venues, nightclubs, and even relatively small bars, may have an obligation to carry out a Noise at Work assessment.

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