|Document ID (ISN)||77709|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Booklet INDG75 (rev.)
Health and Safety Executive
||The Noise at Work Regulations - A brief guide to the requirements for controlling noise at work
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Mar. 2001. 8p. Illus. 4 ref.
||Exposure to high noise levels can cause irreparable hearing damage. Noise at work can also cause disturbance, interference with communications and stress. This booklet summarizes the responsibilities of employers, employees and equipment suppliers under the Noise at Work Regulations (CIS 90-21). Contents include: actions required at noise levels below 85dB, between 85 and 90dB and above 90dB; advice for employers on carrying out noise assessments and implementing prevention measures; advice for employees, in particular on using protective equipment.
||United Kingdom; noise control; hearing loss; noise level
||hearing protection; sound attenuation; responsibilities; comment on law; exposure evaluation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage