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Noise Risk Assessor

  • The NRA Risk Assessor (NRA) is the person responsible for conducting workplace noise exposure assessments as required under the Occupational Safety and Health (Noise) Regulations 2019.

    An employer must appoint, employ or hire a competent person called the NRA to carry out a noise assessment in accordance with the standards set by the Department.
     
    Noise Risk Assessor (NRA) must :
    1. conduct noise risk assessment at the place of work as required by the Occupational Safety and Health (Noise Exposure) Regulations 2019 within valid registration period;
    2. ensure valid calibration of the noise measuring equipment used for noise risk assessment;
    3. notify Director of the respective DOSH state at least 14 days before conducting any noise risk assessment;
    4. complete and furnish a full report of the noise risk assessment to the employer within 30 days upon completion of the assessment;
    5. present findings of the assessment and recommendations on noise control to the employer within 30 days upon completion of the assessment; and
    6. submit noise risk assessment summary report (as per Appendix 9) to the Director General within 30 days upon completion of the assessment.
  • Registration procedure for Noise Risk Assessor (NRA)
    (a) Malaysian citizen;
    (b) has one (1) year working experience in noise risk assessment or noise exposure monitoring;
    (c) has not convicted of an offence under Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 [Act 514] or regulations made there under;
    (d) certified medically fit by registered OHD; and
    (e) application for registration shall be made within three (3) years after passed the NRA examination.

    Qualifications


    Option 1:

    a. possesses minimum a Diploma in Science, Diploma in Engineering or Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); and
    b. has attended NRA course and passed the examination conducted by approved training provider;

    Option 2:

    a. possesses minimum a Diploma in Industrial Hygiene accredited by MQA; and
    b. has passed the NRA examination conducted by approved training provider;

    Option 3:

    a. a certified Industrial Hygienist as recognized by the American Board Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) or bodies recognized by Director General; and
    b. has passed the NRA examination conducted by approved training provider;


    Renewal procedure for Noise Risk Assessor (NRA)
    1. must be active in conducting his duties as NRA with at least one (1) assessment performed every year;
    2. has obtained 30 Continuing Education Program (CEP) points for a period of three (3) years;
    3. has attended NRA refresher course and pass the examination conducted by approved training provider;
    4. certified medically fit by registered OHD;
    (e) has not convicted of an offence under Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 [Act 514] or regulations made there under; and
    (f) application for renewal of registration must be made at least three (3) months before the expiry date of the current registration.

    The certificate of NRA competency shall not be renewed if NRA fails to submit renewal application within one (1) year from the expiry date of the current registration. Applicant shall re-attend NRA course and pass the examination conducted by approved training providers before submitting the new application for registration.
  • Application for registration as Noise Risk Assessor (NRA)
    (a) academic or professional qualification certificate;
    (b) National Registration Identity Card (NRIC);
    (c) details of working experience in noise risk assessment or noise exposure monitoring, verified by employer(s);
    (d) NRA course attendance certificate;
    (e) NRA examination certificate; and
    (f) certificate of fitness by registered OHD.

    Renewal application for Noise Risk Assessor (NRA)
    (a) list of noise risk assessment conducted within the existing registration validity period;
    (b) a copy of noise risk assessment report conducted within 12 months preceding the registration expiry date;
    (c) document of CEP attended;
    (d) a copy of NRA refresher course attendance certificate;
    (e) a copy of NRA refresher course examination certificate; and
    (f) certificate of fitness by registered OHD.

    Submit your new or renewal application online via http://mykkp.dosh.gov.my/

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