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                                                              Jurisdictional Uptake of National Noise Code of Practice
                                           National
No.   Key Elements                                      VIC       NSW           QLD          SA 1       WA           TAS      NT     ACT      CWTH
                                            Code
      National Noise CoP as Approved CoP                                                      Y                               Y       Y
                                               Y                     Y            Y            Y          Y                                       Y
 1.   TITLE                                    1.                 1.1 (p.4)                  (p.1)       (p.1)
                                              (p.1)
                                               Y                     Y            Y            Y          Y                                       Y
 2.   OBJECTIVE / PURPOSE                      2.                 1.2 (p.4);                 (p.1)         2.                                 Pt. 3; 3.7
                                              (p.1)               2.1 (p.5)                             (p.3-5)
                                               Y                     Y                                    Y                                       Y
 3.   SCOPE                                    3.                 1.3 (p.4)                                                                   Pt. 3; 3.8
                                              (p.1)
                                               Y                     Y                                    Y                                       Y
 4.   DEFINITIONS                              4.                   10.                                 App. 1                                  Pt. 3;
                                              (p.2)              (p.25-27)                              (p.26)
                                               Y                     Y            Y                       Y                                       Y
                                                5.               2.1 to 2.7       2.1                      2.                                  Pt. 3;
 5.   IMPLEMENTING THE CODE                  (p.6-8)              (p.5-7)       (p.4-6)                 (p.3-5)                             3.10 to 3.15;
                                                                                                                                            3.68 to 3.75
                                               Y                     Y            Y            Y          Y                                       Y
 6.   NOISE CONTROL PLANNING                   6.                 3.1; 3.2;    4.2; 4.3;     (p.1)*       3.                                    Pt. 3;
                                              (p.9)                 (p. 9)       (p.9)                   (p.6)                               3.40 to 3.43
                                               Y                     Y            Y            Y          Y                                       Y
                                                7.                 8.1 to      3.1; 3.4;    (p.1-2)*      4.                                    Pt. 3;
      NOISE IDENTIFICATION AND              (p.11-12)                8.4;      (p. 6-8);               (p.8-10)                              3.15 to 3.24
 7.
      ASSESSMENT                                                 (p. 20-22)    4.1 (p.8);
                                                                                 App.1
                                                                                 (p.22)
                                               Y                     Y            Y            Y          Y                                       Y
                                                8.                 4.1 to         5. 2      (p.1-3)        5.                                   Pt. 3;
      ENGINEERING NOISE CONTROL
 8.                                         (p.14-17)                4.5;      (p.11-14)               (p.12-15)                             3.25 to 3.34
      MEASURES                                                   (p. 11-14)




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                                                           Y                     Y            Y           Y          Y                                    Y
       ADMINISTRATIVE NOISE CONTROL                        9.                   5.           5. 3      (p.1-2)*      6.                                Pt. 3;
 9.                                                      (p.18)               (p. 15)     (p.14-15)                (p.16)                           3.35 to 3..39
       MEASURES

                                                           Y                     Y            Y           Y          Y                                    Y
                                                           10.                 6.1 to        5. 4;     (p.1-2)*       7.                            Pt. 3; 3.29;
                                                        (p.19-21)               6.4;      (p.15-18)               (p.17-19)                           3.43(h);
                                                                             (p.16-17)                                                               3.49(b)(c);
10.    PERSONAL HEARING PROTECTORS                                                                                                                  3.50(c)(d)(e)
                                                                                                                                                       (f)(g);
                                                                                                                                                    3.58 to 3.67;
                                                                                                                                                    3.72 to 3.73
                                                           Y                     Y            Y           Y          Y                                    Y
                                                           11.               7.1; 7.2;       2.1       (p.1-2)*       8.                            3. 54 to 3.67
11.    TRAINING                                         (p.22-23)             (p.18)       (p.5-6);               (p.20-21)
                                                                                          5.4 (p.18)
                                                           Y                     Y            Y           Y          Y                                    Y
12.    AUDIOMETRIC TESTING                                 12.               9.1 to 9.3       6.        (p.1)*        9.                             3.44 to 3.53
                                                        (p.24-25)            (p.23-24)    (p.18-21)               (p.22-24)
                                                           Y                     Y          Refer                    Y
       REFERENCED DOCUMENTS                              (p.33)               (p. 31)     footnotes                (p.42)



Y      Key elements in Jurisdictional Noise Codes of Practice.


Brief Analysis: Victoria and Tasmania do not have a Noise Code of Practice but do have Audiometric testing & Audiological examinations provisions in their
                       Noise regulations.
               * These key elements are mentioned as part of a noise control program, but no guidance is provided within the Code.




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National              National Code of Practice for Noise Management and Protection of Hearing at Work [NOHSC:2009 (2004] 3rd Edition
Victoria   (No CoP)   Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007
New South Wales       Noise Management and Protection of Hearing at Work Code of Practice 2004
Queensland            Workplace Health and Safety Noise Code of Practice 2004
South Australia       1. Noise Control in the Workplace (Code of Practice)
                      2. Noise in the Workplace: What you should know
                      3. National Code of Practice for Noise Management and Protection of Hearing at Work [NOHSC:2009 (2004] 3rd Edition (Approved
                         CoP)
Western Australia     Managing Noise at Workplace Code of Practice 2002
Tasmania (No CoP)     Workplace Health and Safety Regulations 1998
Northern Territory    1. National Standard for Occupational Noise 2000 [NOHSC]
                      2. National Code of Practice for Noise Management and Protection of Hearing at Work 2004 [NOHSC] (Approved CoP)
Australian Capital    1. Occupational Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2007
Territory             2. National Standard for Occupational Noise 2000 [NOHSC]
                      3. National Code of Practice for Noise Management and Protection of Hearing at Work 2004 [NOHSC] (Approved CoP)
Commonwealth          Occupational Health and Safety Code of Practice 2008 (Noise: Pt. 3; p44-58)




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