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Document ID (ISN)100060
CIS number 02-1054
ISSN - Serial title 0097-6326 - Federal Register
Year 2002
Convention or series no. 29 CFR Part 104
Author(s)
Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Title Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements - Final Rule [USA]
Bibliographic information 1 July 2002, Vol.67, No.126, p.44037-44048.
Abstract This final rule (effective 1 Jan. 2003) revises the hearing loss recording provisions of the Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements rule published on 19 Jan. 2001 (see CIS 01-1277). The criteria for recording hearing loss cases are modified in several ways. The principal change is that Standard Threshold Shifts (10dB shifts in hearing acuity) that have resulted in a total 25dB level of hearing above audiometric zero (averaged over 1000, 2000 and 4000Hz) are to be recorded.
Descriptors (primary) USA; notification of occupational diseases; hearing loss
Descriptors (secondary) permanent threshold shift; audiometric tests; law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Notification of accidents and diseases
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage