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Document ID (ISN)105269
CIS number 06-937
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wright Reid A.
Title Notes of caution
Bibliographic information Sep. 2005, Vol.23, No.9, p.51-54. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract The new Noise at Work Regulations 2005 due to be implemented in April 2006 in the United Kingdom apply to most industries, but the music industry has been given a further two years to comply. This article explains why the extra time is needed and discusses ways in which hearing damage among musicians can be prevented.
Descriptors (primary) entertainment services; United Kingdom; musicians; hearing loss; noise control; noise
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; responsibilities of employers; sound isolation; legal aspects; limitation of exposure; compliance with exposure limits
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Entertainment services and sports
Noise