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Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

Version of section 8.4 from 2006-03-22 to 2022-05-01:

 Where the level of impulse sound in a work place exceeds 140 dB, the employer shall provide every employee entering the work place with a hearing protector that

  • (a) meets the standards set out in CSA Standard Z94.2-M1984, Hearing Protectors, the English version of which is dated June 1984 and the French version of which is dated February 1985; and

  • (b) reduces the peak level of impulse sound reaching the employee’s ears to 140 dB or less.

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