JACE presentation on noise court case (Following (or not) Sound advice? (…
JACE presentation on noise court case
Hearing protection not mandatory
hearing protection plan
great, but how do we protect musicians then?
not address issues with brass and wind players
Acoustic Shock (AS)
risk appreciation and assessment not geared towards protecting from AS
included in Control of Noise at Work regs?
new Occupational health diagnosis for musicians
the new insurance nightmare
covering the 3 points made by the judge - paragraph 40
the "ALARP test" is really difficult to meet
How do we define the ALARP zone and justify it?
Following (or not) Sound advice?
:check: risk assessment
where (the pit) and who is at risk (the musicians and conductor)
a reliable estimate of exposure and compare with EAV (average or granular?)
put control measure to stay in ALARP zone
:check:Noise control measures
:red_cross: exposure time
What's the future?
Sound advice in needs of review?
new advance technology need promoting
another test case soon??