S-2.1, r. 4 - Safety Code for the construction industry

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2.10.7.1. Continuous noise: On a construction site, no worker shall be exposed to continuous sound levels permitted by the table below during a time period longer than the one mentioned.
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| Sound level | Permitted exposure |
| (in dBA, corrected dBA | time* |
| or equivalent dBA) | (h/day) |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 85 | 16 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 86 | 13.9 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 87 | 12.1 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 88 | 10.6 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 89 | 9.2 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 90 | 8 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 91 | 7 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 92 | 6 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 93 | 5.3 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 94 | 4.6 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 95 | 4 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 96 | 3.5 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 97 | 3 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 98 | 2.6 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 99 | 2.3 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 100 | 2 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 101 | 1.75 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 102 | 1.50 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 103 | 1.3 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 104 | 1.2 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 105 | 1 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 106 | 0.9 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 107 | 0.8 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 108 | 0.7 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 109 | 0.6 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 110 | 0.5 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 111 | 0.45 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 112 | 0.4 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 113 | 0.35 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 114 | 0.30 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| 115 | 0.25 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| > 115 | 0 |
|_____________________________|___________________________|
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| * including any continuous exposure or any series |
| of short exposures during a worker’s working |
| period. |
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R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6, s. 2.10.7.1.