enHealth guidance – The health effects of environmental noise

This guidance from the Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth) looked at the health impacts of environmental noise to support policy and regulation in Australia.research.


enHealth guidance – The health effects of environmental noise

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This review looked at more than 200 research papers, publications and policies to assess the impacts of environmental noise. It makes 4 recommendations: 

  1.  Recognise that environmental noise is a health risk.
  2. Promote measures to reduce environmental noise and associated health impacts.

  3. Address environmental noise in planning and development activities.

  4. Foster research to support policymaking and action.

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