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Controlling Noise Within Music and Entertainment using Entertainment Noise Monitors

In 2008 the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 came into practice in the Music and Entertainment Sectors. Establishments in the Music and Entertainment Sectors are all places where live or recorded music is played, for example, a bar, restaurant, pub, nightclub, theatre etc.

Local Authorities have the power to issue fixed penalty notices up to £500 to the person in charge of the premises where a noise complaint occurs. In addition, Local Authorities also have the power to review Entertainment Licences and serve Abatement Notices.

Key Points

  • Evidence states live music can cause hearing damage
  • Noise Regulations dictate employers must manage risk to their employees and freelancers (where possible)
  • Employers must control, reduce, and monitor noise exposure
  • Many controls are cost effective and simple to implement
  • Controls do not have to take away from the performance and audience enjoyment
  • If your Entertainment Licence is crucial to the success of your business, help secure it now with a Noise Control Device