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Code of practice for reducing the exposure of employed persons to noise.

Health & Safety Executive

Code of practice for reducing the exposure of employed persons to noise.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A reprint of a document originally pub. under the auspices of the Department of Employment in 1972.

The Physical Object
Pagination33p.
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20090650M

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Department of Employment, Great Britain. Health. Code of practice for reducing the exposure of employed persons to noise. Imprint London, H.M. Stationery Off., Physical description 33 p.

25 cm. Department of Employment. Subjects. Subject Noise control > Great Britain. Noise > Measurement. Bibliographic information. Publication date ISBN X Browse related.

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Industrial Health Advisory Committee. In the Department of Employment published a Code of Practice for Reducing the Exposure of Employed Persons to Noise (“the Code”). The Code gave detailed advice & guidance on occupational noise exposure. Under the Vote on Account, Class IV, V for the Department of Employment, I have chosen to speak on industrial noise because in April this year the Department produced a code of practice for reducing exposure of employed persons to noise.

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Illustrations and tables. The aim of the Noise Regulations is to ensure that workers' hearing is protected from excessive noise at their place of work, which could cause them to lose their hearing and/or to suffer from tinnitus (permanent ringing in the ears).

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SAFETY, HEALTH AND WELFARE AT WORK (GENERAL APPLICATION) REGULATIONS I, Tony Killeen, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, in exercise of powers conferred on me by section 58 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act (No.

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