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Document ID (ISN)105953
CIS number 06-1451
ISBN(s) 0-642-43305-4
Year 2000
Convention or series no. NOHSC: 1007(2000)
Author(s)
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC)
Title Occupational noise
Bibliographic information Australian Safety and Compensation Council, info@ascc.gov.au, 2nd ed., 2000. viii, 4p. 2 ref.
Internet access http://www.ascc.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/38A158B3-0F37-4ADC-B050-7758F5529033/0/noisestandard.pdf [in English]
Abstract This national standard specifies that the standard for maximum exposure to noise in the occupational environment is an 8h equivalent sound pressure level of 85dB(A); the peak noise level is 140dB(lin). Replaces the 1st (1993) edition (see CIS 94-690).
Descriptors (primary) Australia; hearing conservation; noise control; noise
Descriptors (secondary) noise level; standard; permissible levels
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise