|Document ID (ISN)||68728|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Guidance on Regulations L3
Health and Safety Executive
||Noise at work. Noise Guide No.1: Legal duties of employers to prevent damage to hearing. Noise Guide No.2: Legal duties of designers, manufacturers, importers and suppliers to prevent damage to hearing
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Rev.ed., 1996. iii, 28p. Illus. 4 ref. Price: GBP 3.50.
||This document provides guidance on compliance with the Noise at Work Regulations 1989 (CIS 90-21). Noise Guide No.1 covers: interpretation of the Regulations; assessment of noise exposure; assessment records; reduction of risk of hearing damage; reduction of noise exposure; ear protection; ear protection zones; maintenance and use of noise control equipment and ear protectors; information of personnel. Noise Guide No.2 covers the duties of machine designers, manufacturers, importers and suppliers: provision of information on the noise likely to be generated by the machine; labelling noisy machines; machine testing procedures.
||hearing protection; legislation; noise control; United Kingdom
||limitation of exposure; exposure evaluation; hazard identification; safety guides; responsibilities; information of personnel; comment on law
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)