Controlling noise at work : the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Part of the Legislation Series series
This new edition of L108 provides guidance for employers on protecting people from the risks caused by noise at work.
As well as setting out the legal obligations of employers under the new Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, it introduces a revised approach to the management and control of noise in the workplace.
The main parts of the book, aimed at employers and their advisers, provide guidance on the assessment and management of noise risks, practical advice on noise control, buying and hiring of quieter tools and machinery, selection and use of hearing protection and the development of health surveillance procedures.
The various appendices set out advice aimed at providers of technical advice and services to the employer, as well as setting out the legal duties on manufacturers and suppliers of noisy machinery.