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Document ID (ISN)68685
CIS number 97-642
Year 1993
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG127L (rev.)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Noise in construction: Further guidance on the Noise at Work Regulations 1989
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Nov. 1993. 6p. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract This leaflet outlines duties of employers in the construction industry in relation to: assessing and reducing noise levels; providing ear protection; informing workers about personal exposure levels; and marking ear protection zones. Employees' responsibilities include: use and maintenance of ear protection and other protective equipment, and reporting suspected hearing damage.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; legislation; construction industry; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; noise level; responsibilities; replaced; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering