References and further reading

  • BS EN 352-1:2002 Hearing protectors. Safety requirements and testing. Ear-muffs British Standards Institution
  • BS EN 352-2:2002 Hearing protectors. Safety requirements and testing. Ear-plugs British Standards Institution
  • BS EN 352-3:2002 Hearing protectors. Safety requirements and testing. Ear-muffs attached to an industrial safety helmet British Standards Institution
  • BS EN 352-4:2001 Hearing protectors. Safety requirements and testing. Level-dependent ear-muffs British Standards Institution
  • BS EN 352-5:2002 Hearing protectors. Safety requirements and testing. Active noise reduction ear-muffs British Standards Institution
  • BS EN 352-6: 2002 Hearing protectors. Safety requirements and testing. Ear-muffs with electrical audio input British Standards Institution
  • BS EN 352-7:2002 Hearing protectors. Safety requirements and testing. Level-dependent ear-plugs British Standards Institution
  • BS EN 352-8:2008 Hearing protectors. Safety requirements and testing. Entertainment audio ear-muffs British Standards Institution
  • BS EN 458:2004 Hearing protectors. Recommendations for selection, use, care and maintenance. Guidance document British Standards Institution
  • The Building Regulations 2000 (as amended) Building Bulletin 93 Acoustic design of schools. View at www.teachernet.gov.uk/acoustics
  • The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 SI 2005 No 1643 The Stationery Office 2005 ISBN 978 0 11 072984 8 (also available from www.opsi.gov.uk)
  • Controlling noise at work. The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Guidance on Regulations L108 (Second edition) HSE Books 2005 ISBN 978 0 7176 6164 0
  • Control of noise in the music entertainment industry. Code of practice Worksafe Western Australia Commission 2003 www.docep.wa.gov.au/worksafe
  • Health surveillance at work HSG61 (Second edition) HSE Books 1999 ISBN 978 0 7176 1705 0
  • The Education (School Premises) Regulations 1999 SI 1999 No 2 The Stationery Office 1999 ISBN 978 0 11 080331 9 (also available from www.opsi.gov.uk)
  • The event safety guide: A guide to health, safety and welfare at music and similar events HSG195 (Second edition) HSE Books 1999 ISBN 978 0 7176 2453 9
  • Hear the music: Hearing loss prevention for musicians Dr Marshall Chasin 2006. Available from www.westone.com
  • Listen while you work: Hearing conservation for the arts for performers and other workers in art and entertainment Safety & Health in Arts Production & Entertainment (SHAPE), Canada 2001 ISBN 978 0 7726 4643 9 www.shape.bc.ca/resources/pdf/listen.pdf
  • Management of health and safety at work. Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. Approved Code of Practice and guidance L21 (Second edition) HSE Books 2000 ISBN 978 0 7176 2488 1
  • Noise at work: Guidance for employers on the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 Leaflet INDG362(rev1) HSE Books 2005 (single copy free or priced packs of 10 ISBN 978 0 7176 6165 7) www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg362.pdf
  • Noise levels and noise exposure of workers in pubs and clubs: A review of the literature RR026 HSE Books 2002 ISBN 978 0 7176 2571 0
  • Personal protective equipment at work (Second edition). Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (as amended). Guidance on Regulations L25 (Second edition) HSE Books 2005 ISBN 978 0 7176 6139 8
  • Prevention of risks from occupational noise in practice European Agency for Safety and Health at Work 2005 ISBN 978 92 9191 153 0. Download from http://osha.europa.eu/publications/reports/6905812
  • Protect your hearing or lose it! Pocket card INDG363(rev1) HSE Books 2005 (single copy free or priced packs of 25 ISBN 978 0 7176 6166 4) www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg363.pdf
  • A sound ear II: The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 and their impact on orchestras Association of British Orchestras 2008. Download from www.abo.org.uk
  • Use of contractors: A joint responsibility Leaflet INDG368 HSE Books 2002 (single copy free or priced packs of 10 ISBN 978 0 7176 2566 6) www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg368.pdf
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005 (as amended): A brief guide Leaflet INDG401(rev1) HSE Books 2007 (single copy free or priced packs of 10 ISBN 978 0 7176 6231 9) www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg401.pdf