What are the main provisions of the Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Control of Noise at Work) Regulations 2007?

The Regulations impose duties on employers to protect workers who may be exposed to risk from exposure to noise at work and include provisions covering:

Β (a) action values and limit values for daily and weekly exposure to noise; (b) risk assessment; (c) elimination or, where elimination is not reasonably practicable, reduction of exposure to noise; (d) actions to be taken at action values and limit values; (e) prohibition on exceeding limit values; (f) provision of individual hearing protection; (g) information, instruction and training; (h) health surveillance; and (i) consultation with workers.


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