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Document ID (ISN)54060
CIS number 90-720
ISSN - Serial title Boletín Oficial del Estado
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministerio de Relaciones con las Cortes y de la Secretaria del Gobierno
Title Royal Decree No.1316/1989 of 27 Oct. 1989 concerning the protection of workers against noise-exposure hazards during work [Spain]
Original title Real Decreto 1316/1989, de 27 de octubre, sobre protección de los trabajadores frente a los riesgos derivados de la exposición al ruido durante el trabajo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 2 Nov. 1989, No.263, p.34428-34431.
Abstract Decree issued in accordance with European Communities Directive 86/188 (see CIS 87-45). It covers: obligations of the employer to reduce noise to the lowest practicable level and to measure noise levels; rights of workers' representatives to be present during the measurement of noise levels and to be informed of the results of measurements; use of ear protectors (starting at equivalent daily noise levels of 85dB(A)); periodic audiological examinations (starting at daily average noise levels of 80dB(A)); maintenance of registers of data resulting from audiological examinations. In the annexes: definitions and general concepts; noise measurement; instruments of noise measurement and calculation methods; hearing tests of workers.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; Spain; audiometric tests; noise control; noise measurement; noise
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; law; description of technique; European Communities
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection