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Noise is any unwanted or undesired sound. Noise is considered unpleasant and disrupts our hearing. However, the difference between sound and noise differs from person to person. What is noise to one person may not be noise to another.
Cities today have become the epicenters of noise pollution. Drivers honking horns, road workers drilling roads, aircrafts flying overhead, all of these are sources of noise pollution.
Construction and building sites are among many sources of noise pollution. Most of the noise from construction sites is hazardous. Noise emanates from the use of equipment in construction activities
Since noise pollution cannot be seen or felt, most of us do not consider it a severe threat. But with a rising population and rapid urbanization, we can no longer ignore the problem. Noise pollution has the potential to cause just as much harm as air and water pollution does.
Tackling noise pollution in an industrial environment is a challenging but necessary task. Industrial Noise Control is essential to provide a safe working environment for industrial workers.
In India, no law deals exclusively with the problem of noise. However, our developed counterparts have worked on regulatory aspects of noise pollution enacting laws to act on noise pollution issues.