Maximum Noise Levels Allowed

The maximum noise levels at work are clear ...

The level at which employers must provide hearing protection and hearing protection zones is 85 decibels (daily or weekly average).

The level at which employers must assess the risk to workers' health is 80 decibels. In these instances, information and training must be given.

Read the regulations in detail here


Maximum exposure limit is 87 decibels. This takes into account any reduction in exposure provided by hearing protection.

Maximum Noise Levels Allowed. RVT Group

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