Code of Practice: Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at Work - Western Australia


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.

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

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Occupational Safety and Health) Regulations 2010 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)