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Document ID (ISN)65299
CIS number 95-1571
Year 1989
Convention or series no. P.U.(A) 1/89 P.U.(A) 106/89
Title Factories and Machinery (Noise Exposure) Regulations 1989 [Malaysia]
Bibliographic information In: Factories and Machinery Act, 1967 (Act 139) & Regulations and Rules, International Law Book Services. No. 14, 1st Floor, Lorong Bunus Enam, Off Jalan Masjid India, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1990, p.349-363.
Internet access http://dosh.mohr.gov.my/koperat/LAW/Factories%20and%20Machinery%20Act%201967%20(Act%20139)/Regulations/pua001y89-noise/pua0001y1989.pdf [in English]
Abstract These Regulations, replacing those of 1986 (see CIS 91-367), came into force on 1 Feb. 1989. Contents: definitions; permissible exposure limits (equivalent continuous sound level: 90dB(A), absolute sound level: 115dB(A); exposure monitoring; compliance; hearing protectors; audiometric testing; information and training of employees; warning signs; record keeping. In annex: permissible exposure limits (in function of exposure duration); maximum allowable octave-band sound pressure levels for audiometric test rooms.
Descriptors (primary) manufacturing industries; noise level; Malaysia
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; threshold limit values; audiometric tests; law; responsibilities of employees; limitation of exposure
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