The paper deals with noise induced health risk assessment study in Gas Compressor Stations (GCSs) where sound level varies between 85 to 105 dBA. On routine audiometry test survey on 200 employees working in GCSs, approximately 6% of them were found to have been affected due to noise induced illness. Thereafter a joint team comprising experts from HSE cell and labour union representatives carried out survey of 19 such stations, identified the root causes and suggested remedial measures (both technical and administrative decisions). The entire case study was a unique approach of participation of Labour Union in Management to resolve HSE related problem.

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