598. Scope of regulations in regard to noise.

The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 20051 have effect with a view to protecting persons against risk to their health and safety arising from exposure to noise2 at work3. The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 apply with one exception4 to a relevant self-employed person5 as they apply to an employer and an employee and as if that relevant self-employed person were both an employer and an employee6. Where a duty is placed on an employer in respect of his employees, the employer is, so far as is reasonably practicable, under a like duty in respect of