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Document ID (ISN)54048
CIS number 90-719
ISSN - Serial title Government Gazette of Western Australia
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Title Noise Abatement (Hearing Conservation in Workplaces) Regulations 1983 [Australia - Western Australia]
Bibliographic information 21 Oct. 1983, No.77, p.4237-4258.
Abstract Regulations issued under authority of the Noise Abatement Act 1972. Contents: measurement and evaluation of noise at workplaces; reduction of noise levels; reduction of noise exposure Leq A8; site identification of noise hazards; suitable hearing protection; hearing tests and medical examinations; management of hearing conservation activities. In the schedules: forms used for the register of designated workers and the annual statistical summary of reference audiometry.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; Australia; noise control; noise; hearing loss; Western Australia
Descriptors (secondary) plant safety and health supervision; audiometric tests; continuous noise; recurrent noise; noise level; sound absorption; warning notices; medical inspectors of labour; earmuffs; audiology; hazard identification; exposure records; noise measurement; noise level measurement; medical examinations; law; hearing conservation; safety checks; safety and health training; responsibilities of employers
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceWestern Australia
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Noise
Hearing protection