Development of Noise exposure Calculation Program for Norsk Olje og Gass

Lifetec has developed a program for calculation of personnel noise exposure on behalf of the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association. The program is written in javascript for use in a browser, and takes as input an excel sheet which contains a list of noisy activities that are being performed.  The list will normally be based on interviews with […]

What is noise?

What is noise? Basically noise can be defined as sound we don’t want to hear. It could be the sound of traffic or industry in the area, loud music from a neighbour or just the fan noise from your desktop PC. Noise is therefore sound. The variations in sound pressure are usually measured in dB or dB(A). […]