|Document ID (ISN)||105974|
|Convention or series no.
||Statutory Instruments 2005 No.1643
||Health and Safety - The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 [United Kingdom]
||TSO Online Bookshop, https://www.tsoshop.co.uk/, 2005. 16p. Price: GBP 3.00.
||http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2005/20051643.htm [in English]
||These Regulations implement in Great Britain the provisions of EC Directive 2003/10/EC (see CIS 06-253). Provisions are made for: lower and upper exposure action values (80-85dB(A) for daily or weekly levels, 135-137dB(C) as peak sound pressures); exposure limit values (87db(A) for daily and weekly levels, 140dB(C) as peak sound pressures); assessment of exposure levels to noise in the workplace; elimination and control of exposure to noise at the workplace; hearing protection (including the designation of Hearing Protection Zones); maintenance and use of protective equipment; health surveillance; information, instruction and training; exemption certificates from hearing protection and for emergency services. Regulations S.I. 1989 No.1790 on the same subject (see CIS 90-21) are repealed. In schedules: noise level calculation methods.
||United Kingdom; noise control; limitation of exposure; noise
||hearing protection; law; noise measurement; noise level
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)