This document outlines strategies to be used in dealing with noise problems in existing and planned workplaces by describing basic concepts in noise control (noise reduction, noise emission, noise immission and noise exposure). It is applicable to all types of workplaces and all types of sources of sound which are met in workplaces, including human activities.
It includes those important strategies to adopt when buying a new machine or equipment.
This document deals only with audible sound.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2020-10
Edition: 2Number of pages: 29
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 43/SC 1 Noise
- ICS :
- 13.140 Noise with respect to human beings
This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals:
Buy this standard
|std 1 145||PDF + ePub|
|std 2 145||Paper|
ISO 11690-1:2020Stage: 60.60
Got a question?
Check out our FAQs
Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (UTC+1)
Keep up to date with ISO
Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news, views and product information.