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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 5 July 2020 at 21:53)
58 Audiometric testing
(1) This clause applies in relation to a worker who is frequently required by the person conducting the business or undertaking to use personal protective equipment to protect the worker from the risk of hearing loss associated with noise that exceeds the exposure standard for noise.(2) The person conducting the business or undertaking who provides the personal protective equipment as a control measure must provide audiometric testing for the worker—(a) within 3 months of the worker commencing the work, and(b) in any event, at least every 2 years.Maximum penalty—(a) in the case of an individual—70 penalty units, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—345 penalty units.(3) In this clause, audiometric testing means the testing and measurement of the hearing threshold levels of each ear of a person by means of pure tone air conduction threshold tests.