HC Deb 24 May 1976 vol 912 c16W
Mr. Madden

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what regulations exist concerning noise levels within the textile industry.

Mr. John Grant

I am informed by the Chairman of the Health and Safety Commission that there are at present no regulations on noise specifically directed to the textile industry. A document "Framing noise legislation", which includes proposals for comprehensive occupational noise legislation, was circulated for comment in November 1975. Comments have now been received and are being considered with a view to preparing draft regulations.

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