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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)

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Health and Safety of Children at Work Regulations

9. Work in noisy environment5

 

 

No person may require or permit a child worker to perform any work involving an exposure to a noise level in excess of 80 dB(A) unless the child is supplied with hearing protective equipment that complies with regulation 12 of the Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Regulations, made in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993.

 

[5] The Noise Induced Hearing Loss Regulations apply to all employers or self-employed persons whose activities may expose persons to noise at or above the noise-rating limit set in the those regulations, and apply in addition to this regulation.