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Name: Regulation for noise pollution control in places of work.
Country: Oman
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1994-03-20
Entry into force:
ISN: OMN-1994-R-83515
Bibliography: Regulation in Arabic Regulation in Arabic FAO Lex, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-04-19)
Abstract/Citation: This Regulation is composed of 15 articles. Terms and definition (art. 1). Employers before buying new machines, equipment and instruments must consider the information concerning the, emission of noise from these equipments, level of noise in the function place and acoustic power level (art. 2). Employers shall communicate to the Ministry the aforementioned information to assure the compatibility with the provisions of this Regulation (art. 3). Article 4 defines the level noise in the place of work which shall 85 decibels. Employers shall provide suitable instruments for hearing protection (art. 8). Employers shall give the technical information and instruction concerning the acoustic press ion level and maximum of acoustic pressure (art. 14).

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