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Document ID (ISN)67969
CIS number 96-2289
ISBN(s) 0-477-03593-0
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Title Approved code of practice for the management of noise in the workplace
Bibliographic information Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, Sep. 1996. 70p. Illus. 59 ref. Price: NZD 10.00.
Abstract This code of practice provides practical guidance on meeting legal requirements for the identification and management of occupational noise hazards. Contents: health effects of noise; noise hazard identification checklist; noise hazard assessment; planning and implementation of control measures; hearing protection and marking of noise areas and machinery; training and education; audiometric testing; responsibilities of designers, manufacturers and suppliers of plant and hearing protectors. Appendices include: noise assessment techniques; engineering controls; selection and maintenance of hearing protectors.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; noise control; New Zealand
Descriptors (secondary) hearing loss; sound isolation; hazard evaluation; noise measurement; audiometric tests; directive; supply of information; information of personnel; glossary
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection