We have a responsibility to minimise our impact on the environment in which we work, and it is important to be considerate of residents living nearby, shops, restaurants, offices, schools and even areas of natural beauty.
Managing noise on site can be a challenge; you have a variety of machinery creating different volumes and frequencies, and they all need to be managed effectively. Noise from construction sites is controlled by the Control of Noise Regulations 2005. The regulations state that environmental noise from construction sites and other commercial premises comes under the Control of Pollution Act 1974, and construction companies and contractors are required to take all reasonable steps to control noise. This guide covers:
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