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Document ID (ISN)55817
CIS number 91-367
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Title Factories and Machinery Act 1967 - Factories and Machinery (Noise Exposure) Regulations 1986 [Malaysia]
Bibliographic information Offprint, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1986. iii, 16p.
Abstract Contents of these Regulations: definitions; obligations of employees; permissible exposure limits (continuous sound level: 90dB(A), at any time: 115dB(A)); exposure monitoring; methods of compliance; hearing protection devices; audiometric testing programmes; employee information and training; warning signs; record keeping. In the schedules: exposure limits in function of duration of exposure; maximum allowable octave-band sound pressure levels for audiometric test rooms.
Descriptors (primary) manufacturing industries; noise level; Malaysia
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; limitation of exposure; audiometric tests; law; responsibilities of employees; replaced
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceMalaysia
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise