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Document ID (ISN)68728
CIS number 97-633
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0454-3
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L3
Health and Safety Executive
Title 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
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Rev.ed., 1996. iii, 28p. Illus. 4 ref. Price: GBP 3.50.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; legislation; noise control; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) limitation of exposure; exposure evaluation; hazard identification; safety guides; responsibilities; information of personnel; comment on law
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection