How to isolate yourself from noise at work
Local ways. The use of special polyurethane – ear earplugs. For creative professionals who need to synthesize something new in a cozy home setting and in a noisy office, earplugs will become an indispensable and invisible helper in isolation from as a constant background noise. and impulse. Earplugs allow to reduce the level ofnoise on 20-30 dB. This is quite enough to work in comfortable conditions (perceived noise becomes about 40 dB).
Another alternative to earplugs can serve as passive headphones. The level of sound insulation is equal to about 18-20 dB in some models – 30 dB. Often these headphones are used by employees of construction specialties and arrow. You can use them in the office, if you are doing analytical work and there is no need to communicate with customers and colleagues work. In some cases, when you need complete silence, you can use a simultaneous combination of ear plugs and passive soundproof headphones.
For music lovers who are engaged in intellectual work onwork. to not be distracted by noise, headphones for music will do. This is an active way of isolatingnoise. If aperiodic sounds of different frequency and intensity, which create noise, distract and disturb the concentration of the consciousness, the music of harmony serve as a nice background and help to focus on the subject of the work, and increase mental alertness.
The most exotic method of individual isolation fromnoise onwork can be considered a persuasion. Try to configure that noise does not interfere, but rather helps to focus and strengthen the intellectual ability of the brain to work. Of course, the first time this belief is not going to work, but with constant repetition of the method must succeed, and the day to day noise work just cease to exist for you and get on your nerves. Man - an amazing creature, can with due diligence convince himself of anything.
Global methods. The corporate policy of some companies provides for measures to reducenoise in the room. These include: use low-noise equipment, split systems, computer accessories (keyboards, mice, coolers), head telephone headset with noise reduction for operators. Although office partitions for office space have low sound absorbing capacity, however, combined to reduce the level noise and help to focus the worker in such a spatial fence.