The Control of Noise at Work Regulations

implement the Physical Agents (Noise) Directive (2003/10/EC)

Noise levels are described in terms of decibels, (click here for examples) and the regulations require different actions depending on the noise level in the workplace. Firstly they require a risk assessment where the noise is likely to exceed 80 dB(A) - if you need to raise your voice to talk at arms length you're above 80 dB(A) - the assessment must include factors such as: Other requirements include: Whether it's a risk assessment, training, or control recommendations, we can help with our twenty years experience. Contact us at:
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