What is sound pollution? Discuss the hazardous effect of it on public health. State possible remedial measures.
Sound pollution is unwanted or excessive noise that can have harmful effects on human health and well-being. It is a major environmental problem in many urban and industrial areas.
Hazardous effects: Hearing loss, cardiovascular disease, sleep disturbances, cognitive impairment, mental health problems.
Remedial measures: Reduce noise at the source, increase distance, and use personal protective equipment.