Noise Exposure Monitoring
Occupational noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most common occupational hazards. Exposure to high levels of noise may cause hearing loss, create physical and psychological stress, reduce productivity, interfere with communication, and contribute to accidents and injuries by making it difficult to hear warning signals.
The Factories and Machinery (Noise Exposure) Regulations 1989, requires employers to determine if employees are exposed to excessive noise in the workplace. If so, employers must implement feasible engineering or administrative controls to eliminate or reduce hazardous levels of noise. Where controls are not sufficient, employers must implement an effective hearing conservation program.
The initial noise exposure monitoring shall be conducted in compliance with Part III, Regulation 9 Factory and Machinery (Noise Exposure) Regulations 1989. The Noise Exposure Monitoring must be conducted by JKKP registered Noise Exposure Monitoring competent person in accordance with an approved method of monitoring.
Our Noise Exposure Monitoring Competent Person ((Registered Noise Competent Person: JKKP HIE 127/5/3-1(NO107) has extensive experiences in the investigation of occupational noise hazard in workplace environment. The team is highly specialized group, which has unique capability with specialized instrumentation of providing noise exposure monitoring consultancy services, result interpretation and recommendations. Excel Green Tech is always preparing to help you and your employees and safe and healthy working.
Scope of work includes:
- Area Monitoring (Mapping)
- Personal Exposure Monitoring
- Results evaluation and recommendation
- Boundary Noise Exposure Monitoring (DOE)
- Noise Abatement Consultancy
Methodology and Standard References:
- Malaysia Factories and Machinery (Noise Exposure) Regulation 1989.
- Department of Environment (DOE), Malaysia – The Panning Guidelines for Environmental Noise Limits and Control 2004.