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Document ID (ISN)64986
CIS number 95-1198
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 1984
Convention or series no. 84/536/CEE 84/536/EEC
Title Council Directive of 17 Sep. 1984 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the permissible sound power level of power generators [European Communities]
Original title Directive du conseil du 17 sept. 1984 concernant le rapprochement des législations des Etats membres relatives au niveau de puissance acoustique admissible des groupes électrogènes de puissance [Communautés européennes] [in French]
Bibliographic information 19 Nov. 1984, No.L 300, p.149-155. Illus.
Abstract After 5yrs from the notification of this Directive (26 Sep. 1984) the maximum permissible sound power level emitted by power generators shall be 102dB(A)/1pW when the electric power output does not exceed 2kVA, and 100dB(A)/1pW otherwise. Type-examination certificates shall be issued by appropriate bodies within the European Communities certifying that power generators have satisfied this noise emission limitation rule. In annex: method of measuring airborne noise emitted by power generators; model information document for a type of power generator to be supplied for the EEC type-examination; model for mark for sound power level.
Descriptors (primary) European Communities; noise level; electric power generation; permissible levels; electric generators
Descriptors (secondary) noise level measurement; directive; description of technique
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Power generation and distribution
Noise