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Document ID (ISN)55534
CIS number 91-624
ISBN(s) 0-11-885430-5
Year 1990
Convention or series no. HSG 56
Health and Safety Executive
Title Noise at work - Noise assessment, information and control
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 45p. Illus. Price: GBP 3.00.
Abstract Contents of this guide, consisting of Noise Guides 3-8 (Guides 1-2 already abstracted as CIS 90-1354): equipment and procedures for noise surveys; engineering control of noise; types and selection of personal ear protectors; training for competent persons to carry out noise assessments; procedures for testing machinery noise; exemption from certain requirements of the UK Noise at Work Regulations 1989 (see CIS 90-21).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; noise measurement; hazard evaluation; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; legal aspects; instrumentation; safety guides; comment on law; safety training in industry; noise level measurement
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
Risk evaluation