Last update: 10.06.2019
Sound control
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Human aspect

In the past few decades, our environment has become much louder as a result of mobility and industrialisation. This development has since become a severe problem for many people. 

In the past few decades, our environment has become much louder as a result of mobility and industrialisation. This development has since become a severe problem for many people. 


In 2011 the WHO (World Health Organization) published a study with the title “Burden of disease from environmental noise” with data based on various long-term (10-year period) large-scale investigations of environmental noise in Western Europe. The study reports about evidences on the relation between health effects and noise. These effects may include cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment, sleep disturbances, tinnitus, annoyance…