Acoustic experts are used to examining and alleviating the effect of noise in the workplace. (Institute of Acoustics press release).
The final report on a significant project which has been on-going since 2004 is now available. In 2004, Hepworth Acoustics was appointed by Defra to provide a fully up-to-date database of the noise produced by construction-type plant. The first part of the database was published in 2005. Now the final phase, relating to plant used in quarries, has been published.