Browsing articles tagged with "public health Archives - Noise Action Week"
May
11
2015

Counting the cost of noise in neighbourhoods Prevention is cheaper than cure

Counting the cost of noise in neighbourhoods Prevention is cheaper than cure Press Release Noise is never out of the news for long – whether its disputes between neighbours and music venues, the increased hearing loss caused by exposure to loud sounds, or raised voices and barking dogs. Next week is Noise Action Week, giving services supporting noise sufferers an opportunity to speak up for cost saving, common sense approaches to keeping the peace. Most […]

Apr
7
2014

Noise and public health – why we need more action

Work to raise awareness of the public health and environmental impacts of noise has seen sporadic progress, and like air pollution, noise only comes to the wider attention of public and policy makers when it causes extreme problems. Noise Action Week gives an opportunity for everyone working to reduce the impact of noise to be heard. Last week we saw air pollution, often dubbed the silent killer, reveal itself. Saharan dust enhanced the visibility of […]