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Managing noise in the entertainment industry

Music and entertainment sectors are defined in the Noise Regulations as: all workplaces where a) live music is played or b) recorded music is played in a restaurant, bar, public house, nightclub, or alongside live music or a live dramatic or dance performance.

Noise Newsletter - information on how to protect workers, illustrative examples of finding the right hearing protection and case studies.

Visit checklist - what to look out for when visiting premises.

Guide for selecting hearing protection - an illustrative document showing how to choose appropriate hearing protection if required.

Noise assessment - simple instructions on how to assess noise.

Noise glossary - unsure of a term relating to noise? Our glossary of noise terms should give you the information you need.

Noise case studies - see examples of what co-regulators have been working on in their area to improve workers exposure to noise.

Noise regulations - information on the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2006.

For information on HSE's key noise messages, click here. You can also access HSE's comprehensive inspection guidance material by clicking here.

For further information please contact: or tel: 01298 218410.

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