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Name: Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (2005 No. 1643).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2005-06-28
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2005-R-94886
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line, National Archives, United Kingdom PDF PDF (consulted on 2014-01-10)
Abstract/Citation: These Regulations revoke and replace the Noise at Work Regulations 1989 (S.I. 1989/1790), and implement as respects Great Britain Directive 2003/10/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No. L42, 15.2.2003, p.38) on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (noise) (seventeenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC). The Regulations impose duties on employers and on self-employed persons to protect both employees who may be exposed to risk from exposure to noise at work and other persons at work who might be affected by that work.
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