S-2.1, r. 13 - Regulation respecting occupational health and safety

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131. Continuous noise: No worker in an establishment may be exposed to the continuous noise levels prescribed below during a time period longer than that indicated in the following table:
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Sound level (in Duration of
dBA, corrected dBA exposure* permitted
or dBA equivalent) (hours per day)

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85 16
86 13.9
87 12.1
88 10.6
89 9.2
90 8
91 7
92 6
93 5.3
94 4.6
95 4
96 3.5
97 3
98 2.6
99 2.3
100 2
101 1.75
102 1.50
103 1.3
104 1.2
105 1
106 0.9
107 0.8
108 0.7
109 0.6
110 0.5
111 0.45
112 0.4
113 0.35
114 0.30
115 0.25
>115 0
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* this includes any continuous exposure or number of short term exposures during a worker’s work period.
The permitted duration of exposure for any worker at any sound level indicated in the preceding table is reduced by one half, effective from a date to be determined by a regulation made in accordance with section 223 of the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1).
O.C. 885-2001, s. 131.