Sections
Part I Definitions and General Provisions 342F-1 – 342F-21
Part II Noise Control 342F-30 – 342F-33

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 342F

  • Board: means the board of physical therapy. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
  • Complaint: means any written charge filed with or by the department that a person is violating any provision of this chapter or any rule or order adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Contractor: means any person furnishing construction for a public work under a contract with a governmental contracting agency, subcontractor, or any other person under a subcontract arrangement with any person who has a construction contract subject to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-2275
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • dBA: means the A-weighted sound level or unit of measurement describing the total sound level of all noises as measured with a sound level meter using the "A" weighting network. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • dBC: means the C-weighted sound level or unit of measurement describing the total sound level of all noises as measured with a sound level meter using the "C" weighting network. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-2275
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Educational institution: means public schools as defined under chapter 302A, privately operated schools of lower education, and colleges, the University of Hawaii, and other universities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
  • Excessive noise: means the presence of sound as measured by standard testing devices as established by the noise rules adopted by the department of a volume or in quantities and for durations which endangers human health, welfare or safety, animal life, or property or which unreasonably interferes with the comfortable enjoyment of life and property in the State or in such areas of the State as are affected thereby. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Overtime compensation: means compensation based on not less than one and one-half times the laborers or mechanics basic hourly rate of pay plus the cost to an employer of furnishing a laborer or mechanic with fringe benefits as described in the definition of "wages"; provided that if the department determines that a prevailing wage is defined by a collective bargaining agreement, the overtime compensation shall be at the rates set by the applicable collective bargaining agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-2275
  • Party: means each person or agency named as party or properly entitled to be a party in any court or agency proceeding. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Permit: means written authorization from the director to construct, modify, or operate any excessive noise source. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, firm, association, public or private corporation, federal agency, the State or any of its political subdivisions, trust, estate, or any other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Physical therapist: means a person who is licensed to practice physical therapy in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
  • Physical therapist assistant: means a person who is licensed as a physical therapist assistant in the State and assists the physical therapist in selected components of treatment or intervention. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
  • physical therapy services: means the examination, treatment, and instruction of human beings to detect, assess, prevent, correct, alleviate, and limit physical disability, bodily malfunction, pain from injury, disease, and any other physical or mental condition as performed by a physical therapist appropriately licensed under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
  • Pollution: means excessive noise. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Practice of physical therapy: includes , but is not limited to, the use of the following:

         (1)  Physical agents, such as heat, cold, water, air, sound, compression, light, electricity, and electromagnetic radiation;

         (2)  Exercise with or without devices, joint mobilization, mechanical stimulation; biofeedback; postural drainage; traction; positioning, massage, splinting, training in locomotion, and other functional activities with or without assisting devices; and correction of posture, body mechanics, and gait;

         (3)  Tests and measurements of:  muscle strength, force, endurance, and tone; joint motion, mobility, and stability; reflexes and automatic reaction; movement skill and accuracy; sensation and perception; peripheral nerve integrity; locomotor skill, stability, and endurance; activities of daily living; cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular functions; the fit, function, and comfort of prosthetic, orthotic, and other assisting devices; posture and body mechanics; limb strength, circumference, and volume; thoracic excursion and breathing patterns; vital signs; nature and locus of pain and conditions under which pain varies; photosensitivity; and the home and work physical environments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19

  • university: refers to the University of Hawaii, unless otherwise required by the context. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-101
  • Variance: means special written authorization from the director to cause or emit excessive noise in a manner or in an amount in excess of applicable standards, or to do an act that deviates from the requirements of rules adopted under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
  • Vehicle: means any device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn, including boats and ships. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1