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Document ID (ISN)77857
CIS number 01-1595
Year 2001
Convention or series no. NOM-011-STPS-2001
Author(s)
Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social
Title Official Mexican Standard - Safety and health conditions in workplaces where noise is generated [Mexico]
Original title Norma Oficial Mexicana - Condiciones de seguridad e higiene en los centros de trabajo donde se genere ruido [México] [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Internet copy, 2001. 28p. Illus. 32 ref.
Internet access http://www.stps.gob.mx/04_sub_prevision/03_dgsht/normatividad/normas/nom_011.htm [in Spanish]
Abstract Contents of this standard: scope (all workplaces in Mexico where workers may be exposed to noise); definitions, magnitudes, abbreviations and units; obligations of emplyoers and workers; permissible limits of noise exposure; hearing conservation programmes; new workplaces and modification of work procedures in existing workplaces; verification systems. In annex: table of maximum permitted exposure levels (maximum time in function of dB(A) levels); noise measurement methods and calculations; selection of hearing protective equipment. Official Standard NOM-011-STPS-1993 (see CIS 95-29) on the same subject is superseded.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; noise; Mexico
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; noise control; audiometric tests; standard; responsibilities of employees; noise measurement
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceMexico
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection