|Document ID (ISN)||61874|
|Convention or series no.
||NOHSC: 1007 (1993)
NOHSC: 2009 (1993)
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
||Occupational noise: National Standard and National Code of Practice
||Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, Sep. 1993. viii, 47p. 35 ref.
||This national standard specifies that the standard for maximum exposure to noise in the occupational environment is an 8h equivalent sound pressure level of 85dB(A); the peak noise level is 140dB(lin). The accompanying code of practice for noise management and protection of hearing at work provides practical guidance on how this standard can be achieved. Contents: scope and definitions; general principles and responsibilities; noise control planning; engineering and administrative noise control measures; personal hearing protectors; training and education; noise assessments; audiometric testing.
||plant health organization; Australia; hearing conservation; health engineering; noise control; noise
||hearing protection; noise level; hazard evaluation; noise level measurement; replaced; safety by design; standard; responsibilities; supply of information; information of personnel; audiometric tests; directive
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational health services