Managing Noise at Work

These resources will help CEOs assess how well noise is currently managed in their workplace, and support them to make improvements. Resources include case studies on how other Forum members are managing noise.


Why does noise matter?

This resource explains how quickly and permanently noise damages hearing. It also explains how noise can have other serious health effects - like increasing the risk of fatigue, high blood pressure and heart disease.

Download Why does noise matter? [PDF, 79KB]


Monitoring What Matters – health and noise

This resource helps leaders assess how well noise-related risks are managed in their businesses. It helps them identify what they do well, and any gaps or blind-spots. This self-assessment is adapted from the Forum’s Monitoring What Matters guide.

Download Monitoring What Matters – health and noise [PDF, 452KB]


What’s your noise problem?

See strategies other Forum businesses are using to reduce their noise problems. Includes a noise ‘bow-tie’.

Download the What’s your noise problem? [PDF, 1.1MB]


KiwiRail noise case study

In this case study, KiwiRail outlines steps it took to reduce noise in its workshops.

Download KiwiRail noise case study [PDF, 563KB]


Z Energy noise case study

In this case study, Z Energy outlines steps it took to reduce noise in its workshops.

Download Z Energy noise case study [PDF, 845KB]