Quality of Life (Banja Luka) 9(1-2): 56-63


Noise Pollution Near Health Institutions

Predrag Ilić 1, Ljiljana Stojanović-Bjelić 2, Zoran Janjuš 3
PSI Institute for Protection and Ecology of the Republic ofSrpska, Banja Luka, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, BiH, predrag.ilic@institutzei.net
2Pan-European University “APEIRON”, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, BiH
3 City of Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, BiH


Abstract: Environmental noise pollution, a form of air pollution, is a threat to health and well-being. The primary aim of this study was to determine noise pollution in the urban part of the city Banja Luka inJovana Dučića Street(Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)) by evaluating noise levels in the street. The aim of this research is also to compare the measured noise levels in the street with legislation. The measured values exceeded the level of noise allowed. Results indicated that noise level values in this area near health institution are alarming.

Key words:environmental noise, noise mapping, environmental protection

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