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Document ID (ISN)74749
CIS number 00-530
Year 2000
Convention or series no. HSE PBIS1
Health and Safety Executive
Title Noise assessments in paper mills
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Mar. 2000. 4p. 7 ref.
Abstract This information sheet is aimed at helping employers and employees understand their legal duties under the Noise at Work Regulations 1989 (CIS 90-21) for making a noise assessment. Contents: noise levels requiring action as defined by regulations 4 and 5; purpose of a noise assessment; preparing and carrying out the noise assessment; benefits of equipment hiring; calculating daily personal noise exposure; noise assessment records; action plan to introduce noise control measures and implementation; including noise control in the purchasing policy; reassessment and record-keeping.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; noise level measurement; paper and paper products industry; noise
Descriptors (secondary) noise and vibration control; hearing protection; length of exposure; information of personnel; legislation; data sheet; exposure records
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Paper and paper products industry