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Marking World Hearing Day on March 3rd 2019, the WHO has released a Global Standard for Safe Listening

So what does the WHO and ITU standard say? Recommendation 1: Every device* should measure the listener’s use of sound allowance, based on a choice of two modes of reference exposure *Device in this context means the parts of the […]

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Like Father like Daughter – Fighting for Quiet!

Once again, the Queen’s honours list highlights the importance of everyone’s right to peace and quiet. Today Gloria Elliott OBE, Chief Executive of the Noise Abatement Society was honoured at Buckingham Palace with the same award that her father received […]

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“The sound of silence: is cutting out noise the answer to a stress-free life?”

  We agree with Poppy Szkiler, managing director of Quiet Mark. Pressing the pause button everyday to soak up some precious peace and quiet is a priceless stress-buster! Click here to read the full article in The Guardian.  

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New Research Findings Highlight Need for Further Understanding of the Impact on Health from our Noisy Urban Environment

Researchers in Sweden have provided new insight into the problems caused by living with noise pollution. These findings present links between traffic noise and an increased risk of obesity. The weight gain has been observed to increase incrementally with multiple […]

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Join the Quiet Cities Summit 25 & 26 November 2014

The realisation of the environmental, economic and road safety benefits of delivering goods out-of-hours has taken many significant steps forward, driven largely through the work of the Noise Abatement Society through the landmark Quiet Delivery Demonstration Scheme (QDDS) trials developed […]

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