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Document ID (ISN)18825
CIS number 73-726
ISSN - Serial title 0373-0425 - Journal officiel de la République française
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Ministre chargé de la protection de la nature et de l'environnement
Title Order of 11 April 1972 limiting the level of airborne noise produced by the internal combustion engine of earthmoving and similar equipment
Original title Arrêté interministériel relatif à la limitation du niveau sonore des bruits aériens émis par le ou les moteurs à explosion ou à combustion interne de certains engins de chantier, 11 avril 1972 [in French]
Bibliographic information 1-2 May 1972, Vol.104, No.103, p.4535-4536.
Abstract This order, made under the Decree of 18 Apr. 1969 concerning the sound proofing of machines used for building construction (CIS 69-1731), stipulates that the level of airborne noise produced by the engines of earthmoving and similar equipment constructed or imported after 2 May 1972 shall not exceed 80dBA at a distance of 7m. Such equipment must be tested and approved in accordance with specified standards. The sound-proofing devices must be kept in good condition. Transitional provisions concerning equipment constructed or imported before 2 May 1972. Schedule: specifications (to be included in articles and conditions of sale) with respect to assessment of airborne noise; model for certificate of approval.
Descriptors (primary) France; airflow noise; approval; noise control; internal combustion engines
Descriptors (secondary) sound absorbing materials; noise level; maintenance; sound isolation; earthmoving equipment; compliance tests; marking; licensing of undertakings; directive; construction industry
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise