Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at Work Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to carry on a business or undertaking which involves exposure to noise that may contribute to hearing loss.

The code provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with noise and outlines how to achieve the required standards. This code applies to all workplaces where noise is a hazard and covers topics including:

  • noise and its effect on health and safety
  • risk management process for noise
  • causes of hearing loss in the workplace
  • the role of designers, manufacturers, importers and others
  • engineering control methods.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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