What is the acceptable noise level for human during an 8 hours work day?

Asked by GerritMcLane 4 years, 1 month ago | 3 Answers


3 Answers

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brysenlin 4 years, 1 month ago

Sound-Level Limits for common areas such as offices, etc.

Interior Building Areas Sound Level (dBA)
General offices, laboratories 50
Private and semiprivate offices, cafeterias, conference rooms 45
Executive offices, large conference rooms 35
Control rooms, typing areas 55
Workshop offices 65
Shelters 70
Workshops, machine rooms 75

 


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brysenlin 4 years, 1 month ago

Here are some number on the dBA for the Offshore Living Quarters

Offshore Living Quarters Noise-Level (dBA)
Offices 55
Galley 55
Sleeping quarters 45
Control room 55
Utility and storage, switchgear rooms 70
First aid room 45
Recreation areas 55
Mess rooms 55
TV and film room 55
Remainder of living quarters:  halls, etc. 55

 


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taddpham 4 years, 1 month ago

You can use the table below for the acceptable noise level for each hour. You can tabulate to get the correct dBA if the hour you need is between the number shown.

Permissible Duration
Per Day (Hours)
Sound Level Limit (dBA) 
1/4 100
1/2 97
1 94
2 91
4 88
8 85
10 84
12 83

 

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