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Document ID (ISN)58842
CIS number 92-1438
Year 1992
Convention or series no. CCH Australia 65-650
Title Occupational Health and Safety (Noise) Regulations 1992 [Australia - Victoria]
Bibliographic information In: Australian Industrial Safety, Health and Welfare, CCH Australia Ltd., CNR Talavera & Khartoum Roads, Box 230, North Ryde, NSW 2113, Australia, Vol.2, 6p. (pages numbered 60,893 - 60,898).
Abstract These regulations (made on 30 June 1992, effective 1 July 1992) were issued under the Victoria Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985 (see CIS 88-1751), and they replace the Health (Hearing Conservation) Regulations 1978 (see CIS 92-1076). Contents: definitions; exposure standards (8h equivalent continuous sound pressure level: 85dB(A); peak hold sound pressure level: 140dB(lin)); design considerations; identification and assessment of exposure to noise; consultation prior to action under these Regulations; control of risk; hearing protection signs; audiometric testing; training; employee duties. In the schedule: sample form for summarising audiometric data.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; Victoria; audiometric tests; noise control; noise
Descriptors (secondary) limitation of exposure; law; exposure evaluation
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceVictoria
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise