British Medical Association Highly Commends WHO Noise Publication

..a clear summary of the data to inform those working in industries where background continued environmental noise is common – (oil, gas and energy sectors) ..

In highly commending the WHO/Europe publication “Burden of disease from environmental noise” at the British Medical Association Medical Book Awards, in the public health category, the BMA stated:

“This is an authoritative and well-written evaluation with clear conclusions. Its strengths are the clarity of its conclusions and the well-edited easy to follow descriptions of methodologies used to evaluate evidence. As a reference document it is useful to policy-makers in providing evidence to inform strategies to reduce exposure to a widespread hazard.

“This is a potentially controversial area which is highly technical and in which the quality of research and debate can be dubious.

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