HC Deb 10 July 1969 vol 786 c288W
50. Mr. Archer

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity whether she will take steps designed to encourage employers to specify, when ordering machinery, that it should conform with reasonable standards of quietness.

Mr. Fernyhough

H.M. Factory Inspectorate will continue to advise factory occupiers on practical measures to reduce noise. After consultation with the C.B.I. about noise reduction, the Inspectorate is producing a technical data sheet to assist machinery designers to eliminate noise at the design stage.