What is Excess Noise?
Excess noise is any noise which is an ‘unwanted sound’ that is under human control and unreasonably interferes with the peace, comfort, and convenience of any person.
What are the signs of Excess Noise?
- Ringing in the ears
- Inability to hear soft and high-pitched sounds.
- Muffling of speech
- Hearing loss
Is Excess Noise a Problem?
Excess noise can temporary or permanently damage hearing or suffer from adverse health effects if you are exposed to higher levels of noise. It also can lead to accidents due to limit speech communications, oral instructions and masking the sounds of danger or warning.