Consultancy & advice
Echo Barrier’s award-winning sound control solutions include products that are ideal for reducing noise, dust and debris from street works. Our industry experts will work with you to find the right solution for your site – whether it’s an acoustic barrier you can hang on standard fencing, pedestrian or Safegate barriers, or an acoustic enclosure you can easily move as works progress along a stretch of road.
With the right products, you can drastically reduce complaints, improve community relations, and enhance onsite working conditions. This extends site operating hours, which ensures you get the job done during the day or night, on time and on budget.
Utility maintenance usually happens in residential areas, and often at very short notice. Our advisors can help you extend working hours, to minimise disruption to the local community. Deploy our safety and noise control solutions at any time of day or night for emergency repairs.
Echo Barriers multi-purpose uses of controlling noise, dust and debris pollution makes them ideal for utility works, in the event of emergency night works Echo Barrier will also help control light pollution.
Our consultants understand the specific risks associated with utility works.
The use of Echo Barrier products to manage noise, dust, debris and light pollution in one simple and easy application makes it the perfect tool for Health and Safety officers overseeing utility works whether they be maintenance or new utility installations. They can provide solutions that protect the health of workers, residents and pedestrians.
— Case study —
Maintenance works, Bristol Water, Bristol UK
“We tested several barrier products for noise attenuation and leakage. Echo Barrier came out best.„
Ian Kilgour, Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental Manager, Murphy Group
Bristol Water used our temporary acoustic barriers to reduce noise pollution during water pipe maintenance in a busy high street. As a digger broke up tarmac, Bristol Water measured noise levels at 97dB(A) inside the work area. At the pedestrian side of the barrier, noise levels were just 82dB(A).
“This shows a significant reduction in noise levels" said Philippa Burgess, Safety Adviser at Bristol Water. Read more