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Document ID (ISN)65637
CIS number 95-2254
ISBN(s) 0-7219-0831-4
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Penn C.N.
Title Noise control - The law and its enforcement
Bibliographic information Shaw & Sons Limited, Shaway House, 21 Bourne Park, Bourne Road, Crayford DA1 4BZ, Kent, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., Feb. 1995. xli, 387p. approx. 190 ref. Index. Price: GBP 24.95.
Abstract This manual explains the law and practice relating to environmental and occupational noise in the United Kingdom. Contents: noise and sound; health effects; noise measurement; noise reduction techniques; noise nuisance; sources, effects and statutory control of noise in public places, abatement zones, construction sites, and from road traffic and aircraft; planning and development; occupational noise exposure (noise exposure and hearing loss, employer's duties and liability, statutory right to benefit, hazard evaluation, hearing conservation, role of safety committees). Summaries of relevant legal decisions are included.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; legislation; noise control; hearing loss
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; responsibilities of employers; construction sites; manuals; hazard evaluation; criminal liability; air transport; health hazards; workmen's compensation; noise level measurement; road transport
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Criminal liability in OSH