|Document ID (ISN)||100259|
|Convention or series no.
||Less noise for healthier hearing - The Factories (Noise) Regulations 1996 - What you need to know
||Ministry of Manpower, Occupational Health Department, 18 Havelock Road #05-01, Singapore 059764, Republic of Singapore, [c2000]. 6p. Illus.
||Over 1000 factories in Singapore present a noise hazard and more than 50,000 workers are estimated to be exposed to harmful noise. Prolonged exposure to noise can cause deafness, a chronic disease which cannot be cured. This information leaflet provides guidance on the application of the Singapore Factories (Noise) Regulations 1996. Contents: permissible exposure limits; responsibilities of employers; noise control; noise emission labelling of machinery; noise dosimetry; hearing protection; workers' training and information; medical examinations.
||Singapore; noise; limitation of exposure; deafness; noise level
||hearing protection; training of OSH personnel; responsibilities of employers; noise control; noise dosimetry; legislation; safety guides; noise level measurement; medical supervision; data sheet; responsibilities of employees; information of personnel; qualifications
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Singapore|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage