How FWS Prioritizes Air Quality and Noise Control

September 5, 2023

  Air quality and noise controls play a role in mitigating the impact of our operations on the surrounding environment. […]

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Air quality and noise controls play a role in mitigating the impact of our operations on the surrounding environment. Through a range of comprehensive measures, we aim to ensure that our construction sites are not only efficient and productive but also environmentally friendly. 


Suppressing Dust For Cleaner Air 


One of the steps we take to maintain air quality is by suppressing dust on our project sites. Dust poses environmental challenges and can also negatively impact the health of our workers and nearby residents. To address this, we diligently wet down access roads and areas where dust can accumulate. By doing so, we minimize the dispersion of airborne dust particles, improving the overall air quality around our sites. 


Reducing Emissions And Noise 


When it comes to emissions, we monitor and assess dust suppression requirements regularly. This approach enables us to maintain compliance with dust control standards and identify areas that require improvement. Furthermore, we have established specific idling practices with defined limits, allowing for essential operational factors such as shift changes while minimizing unnecessary emissions. When vehicles and equipment are not in use, we encourage our employees to switch them off. This action reduces emissions and minimizes noise on site, fostering a more peaceful work environment. 


Fire Management and Control 


Fire management is another aspect of our environmental control measures. We understand the potential risks of fire outbreaks at construction sites and the implications they can have on air quality. As such, we strictly adhere to permitting through site fire controls. By proactively managing fire hazards, we reduce the risk of uncontrolled fires and limit the release of harmful pollutants into the atmosphere. 


Noise Minimization Strategies 


We acknowledge that construction sites can be noisy, and excessive noise can disrupt local communities as well as ecosystems. To address this, we focus on two main areas: equipment design and maintenance standards along with the scheduling of working hours. By using well-maintained equipment designed to reduce noise emissions, we minimize the overall noise impact of our construction activities. Furthermore, we schedule our working hours to be considerate of nearby residents and wildlife. This consideration allows us to perform noisy activities during appropriate times and ensures quieter periods during rest or relaxation hours. 


Our commitment to air quality and noise controls is one aspect of our broader efforts to minimize our environmental impact. As we continue to grow and take on new projects, our commitment to these environmental measures remains steadfast, ensuring a positive impact on the environment and the communities we serve.  


From comprehensive air quality and noise controls to efficient project management, we have the expertise to handle projects of all scales and complexities. Trust us to bring your vision to life with precision and efficiency. Let’s work together to build a greener future. Contact us today! 

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