|Document ID (ISN)||108808|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Sound advice - Control of noise at work in music and entertainment
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, July 2008.vi, 106p. Illus. 29 ref. Price: GBP 14.50.
||These practical guidelines apply to the control of noise at work in music and entertainment, including concert halls and theatres, amplified live music venues, pubs/clubs and recording studios. It has been drafted and supported by representatives from a wide range of music and entertainment sectors in the United Kingdom, as well as Environmental Health Officers and the HSE. Its aim is to help employers, employees and freelancers control or reduce exposure to noise at work without stopping people from enjoying music. A first part explains the requirements of The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (CIS 06-1259), with specific advice provided in a second part.
||entertainment services; United Kingdom; noise; safe working methods; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; musicians; hearing loss
||hearing protection; permissible levels; noise control; noise measurement; safety guides; glossary; comment on directive; responsibilities; medical supervision
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
||Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Entertainment services and sports