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

Description

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 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.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

Contact details

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General Enquiries

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