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Noise reduction solutions

LEGAL PROVISIONS

Royal Decree 1367/2007 implementing Noise Law 37/2003 lays down the acoustic quality targets in decibels (dB) for hospital facilities.

The average noise in hospitals is 50-70 dB.

In intensive care units it can even exceed 100-110 dB(A), and the machinery used in neonatal units pushes it up even further to 120 dB(A).

Service areas

45db

AT NIGHT THE NOISE LEVEL MUST NOT EXCEED 35 DB.

Rooms with patients

40db

AT NIGHT THE NOISE LEVEL MUST NOT EXCEED 30 DB.

Adverse effects of noise.

Chronic patients, the elderly and infants are the most vulnerable to noise pollution.

Recuperación de pacientes
  • Reduces immune response.
  • Affects brain activity.
  • Risk of cardiovascular ailments.
Errores médicos
  • Increases the stress of healthcare workers.
  • Makes communication difficult.
Alteraciones de la frecuencia cardiaca
  • Changes in heart rate.
  • Higher blood pressure.
Problemas respiratorios
  • Breathing difficulties.
  • Lack of oxygen.
Alteración del sueño
  • Sleep disruption and deprivation.
  • Hormonal problems due to stress.
  • Effects on psychological status and behaviour.

Noise control plan.

    1. DIAGNOSIS. The real acoustic situation is analyzed and compared with the applicable regulations or recommendations.
    2. ACTION PLAN. According to the need detected in the diagnosis, they are combined:
      1. Technology. Noisense.
        • Noise warning and monitoring devices.
        • Big data analysis for friendly decision making.
      2. Change of habits.
        • Awareness and Training.
        • Participation and citizen science.
      3. Facilities and technical studies.
        • Acoustic engineering tests.
        • Conditioning and acoustic insulation.
    3. MONITORING AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT.
      Indicators and processes to manage over time are established in order to keep noise under control.

SUBSEQUENT ANALYSIS.

  • Monitoring

    • Assessment progress reports and communication campaign

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