You will be required to comply with this code if you are the operator of a petroleum or geothermal energy operation where your employees might be exposed to excessive noise. If your employees are exposed to noise in the workplace that exceeds the national standard level of 85 decibels then you must manage your employee's exposure to the noise in accordance with this code.
This code aims to prevent noise induced hearing loss in your employees. It provides practical guidance to assist you to reduce exposure to excessive noise and protect the hearing of your employees. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Department of Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 (Western Australia)
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Occupational Safety and Health) Regulations 2010 (Western Australia)
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