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Harmful noise levels

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Employers in the Netherlands must take measures if their employees are exposed to harmful noise levels. The measures to be taken depend on the average noise level to which an employee is exposed. Employers must provide hearing protection to their employees if they are exposed to a daily dose of more than 80 dB(A). You can find more information about the definitions and provisions you need to take around noise in Section 3 of the Working Conditions DecreeExternal link.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO