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Document ID (ISN)105863
CIS number 06-1448
Year 2005
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG 362 (rev1)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Noise at work - Guidance for employers on the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, rev. ed., Oct. 2005. 18p. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This booklet aims to help employers understand what they need to do under the United Kingdom Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 and how they can protect their employees from noise. It will also be useful to employees and safety representatives. Topics addressed: how loud noise can damage hearing; what employers have to do under the Noise Regulations 2005 to protect the hearing of their workers; how to assess and control noise at work; choosing quieter equipment and machinery; types of hearing protection; when to inform and consult workers; health surveillance.
Descriptors (primary) responsibilities of employers; United Kingdom; legislation; noise control; noise
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; hearing loss; selection of equipment; information of personnel; hazard evaluation; medical supervision; comment on law; limitation of exposure
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise