Industrial noise

Find out how the EPA safeguards human health and the environment by setting noise limits for industrial premises and construction projects.

By using research, the most effective technologies and techniques, and its powers under NSW legislation, the EPA

  • provides a consistent, transparent framework and process for setting noise limits in environment protection licences
  • guides industry on best practice measures to prevent and minimise noise
  • encourages and rewards innovative strategies to reduce noise pollution

The EPA manages industrial noise in NSW through

Find out more about the EPA’s powers to enforce noise controls.

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