Browsing articles tagged with "CIEH Archives - Noise Action Week"
Apr
21
2015

CIEH call on candidates to reinstate noise controls

The Chartered Institute for Environmental Health are adding their voice to the pre-election noise and have published their own manifesto setting public health priorities. Proper consideration of noise by planning is included – in the interests of a healthy environment and safe, healthy communities – as it should be. This welcome manifesto flags up the current issue of planning and noise in urban areas – where recent adjustments to planning guidance are shifting the onus […]

Apr
17
2014

Quiet night delivery guide rejected by noise specialists

The pros and cons of night-time freight deliveries have been hotly debated between industry, government departments and professional and lobbying groups concerned with noise for a number of years. But the latest contribution by the Department for Transport is, unfortunately, set to be rejected says Howard Price, Principal Policy Officer at CIEH, as the Noise Abatement Society and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health have this week united in criticising proposed revised Guidance.  This new […]

Apr
7
2014

CIEH noise statistics indicate health of our neighbourhoods

Every year the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health collect data on noise complaints and enforcement from local authorities, which informs policy in public health and environmental protection. Principal Policy Officer Howard Price sets out the purpose of the annual survey. The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is calling on local authorities to undertake its annual noise survey and report numbers and type of noise complaints. Most recently, the annual noise survey has been the […]