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High noise levels in the workplace should be brought to the attention
of the Occupational Health and Fire Safety office by calling extension
7999. The Occupational Health and Fire Safety office will check on the
noise level using a sound meter to establish how loud the noise is.
If engineering solutions cannot reduce the noise level employees will be given the opportunity to select hearing protective devices from a variety of suitable ones provided by the Occupational Health and Fire Safety office. In all cases the chosen hearing protectors shall have a Noise Reduction Ration (NRR) high enough to reduce the noise at the ear drum to 85 dB or lower.