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  • BS 5228-1:1997

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    NOISE AND VIBRATION CONTROL ON CONSTRUCTION AND OPEN SITES - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR BASIC INFORMATION AND PROCEDURES FOR NOISE AND VIBRATION CONTROL

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  01-01-2009

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1997

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Code of practice
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    4 Legislative background
    5 Community relations
    6 Training
    7 Noise and vibration and persons on site
    8 Noise and vibration neighbourhood nuisance
    9 Project supervision
    10 Control of noise and vibration
    Annexes
    A (informative) EC and UK noise legislation
    B (informative) Noise sources, remedies and their
        effectiveness
    C (informative) Guide to sound level data on site equipment
        and site activities
    D (informative) Estimating noise from sites
    E (normative) Noise monitoring
    F (informative) Bibliography
    Tables
    B.1 Methods of reducing sound levels from construction plant
    B.2 Sound insulation characteristics of common building
         materials
    B.3 Sound-absorbing materials for lining covers and enclosures
    B.4 Measured sound reduction given by types of partial
         enclosure
    C.1 Index of site equipment referred to in tables C.2 to C.12
    C.2 Sound level data on demolition
    C.3 Sound level data on site preparation
    C.4 Sound level data on piling: piling operations
    C.5 Sound level data on piling: ancillary operations
    C.6 Sound level data on concreting operations
    C.7 Sound level data on general site activities
    C.8 Sound level data on roadworks
    C.9 Sound level data on motorway construction
    C.10 Sound level data on opencast coal sites: historic data
         (pre 1984)
    C.11 Sound level data on opencast coal sites: recent data
         (post 1990)
    C.12 Sound level data on dredging
    D.1 EC noise limits for certain items of construction
         equipment
    D.2 Relationship of distance ratio and on-time correction
         factor for slow moving plant
    D.3 Addition of steady sound levels
    D.4 Example of prediction of noise from stationary plant
    D.5 Example of prediction of noise from mobile plant
    E.1 Estimation of daily LAeq according to sampling techniques
    Figures
    B.1 Example of machine enclosure
    B.2 Typical acoustic shed
    B.3 Examples of acoustic open-sided sheds
    D.1 Flow chart for the prediction of site noise
    D.2 Distance adjustment K for activity LAeq method
    D.3 Screening effect of barriers
    D.4 Distance adjustment K for plant sound power method
    D.5 Adjustment to sound level to give resulting LAeq (plant
         sound power method)
    D.6 Office development site showing plant locations in
         relation to the nearest affected facade
    D.7 Spoil movement on a haul road showing location of the
         nearest affected property
    List of references

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    Recommends basic methods for noise and vibration control in relation to construction and open sites where significant noise and/or vibration levels are generated by working activities and operations.

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    Committee B/209/17
    Development Note Supersedes BS 5228-1(1984), 96/101064 DC and 98/100337 DC. (05/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 3015(1991) : 1991 GLOSSARY OF TERMS RELATING TO MECHANICAL VIBRATION AND SHOCK
    BS EN 60651 : 1994 SPECIFICATION FOR SOUND LEVEL METERS
    BS 5228-2(1997) : 1997 GUIDE TO NOISE AND VIBRATION CONTROL LEGISLATION FOR CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION INCLUDING ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 7580-1(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR VERIFICATION OF SOUND LEVEL METERS - COMPREHENSIVE PROCEDURE
    BS 7445-3(1991) : 1991 DESCRIPTION AND MEASUREMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE - GUIDE TO APPLICATION TO NOISE LIMITS
    BS 7580-2(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR THE VERIFICATION OF SOUND LEVEL METERS - SHORTENED PROCEDURE FOR TYPE 2 SOUND LEVEL METERS
    BS 7445-1(1991) : 1991 DESCRIPTION AND MEASUREMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE - GUIDE TO QUANTITIES AND PROCEDURES
    BS 6472(1992) : 1992 GUIDE TO EVALUATION OF HUMAN EXPOSURE TO VIBRATION IN BUILDINGS (1 HZ TO 80 HZ)
    BS 7385-2(1993) : 1993 EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT FOR VIBRATION IN BUILDINGS - GUIDE TO DAMAGE LEVELS FROM GROUND BORNE VIBRATION
    BS 4727-3:GRP08(1995) : 1995 GLOSSARY OF ELECTROTECHNICAL, POWER, TELECOMMUNICATION, ELECTRONICS, LIGHTING AND COLOUR TERMS - TERMS PARTICULAR TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS - ACOUSTICS AND ELECTROACOUSTICS
    BS 7385-1(1990) : 1990 EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT FOR VIBRATION IN BUILDINGS - GUIDE FOR MEASUREMENT OF VIBRATIONS AND EVALUATION OF THEIR EFFECTS ON BUILDINGS
    BS 5330:1976 METHOD OF TEST FOR ESTIMATING THE RISK OF HEARING HANDICAP DUE TO NOISE EXPOSURE
    BS EN 60804:2001 Integrating-averaging sound level meters
    BS 7445-2(1991) : 1991 DESCRIPTION AND MEASUREMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE - GUIDE TO THE ACQUISITION OF DATA PERTINENT TO LAND USE
    BS 5228-4(1992) : 1992 NOISE CONTROL ON CONSTRUCTION AND OPEN SITES - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR NOISE AND VIBRATION CONTROL APPLICABLE TO PILING OPERATIONS
    BS EN 24869-1 : 1993 SOUND ATTENUATION OF HEARING PROTECTORS - SUBJECTIVE METHOD OF MEASUREMENT
    BS 5228-3(1997) : 1997 CODE OF PRACTICE APPLICABLE TO SURFACE COAL EXTRACTION BY OPENCAST METHODS
    BS 5228-5(1997) : 1997 NOISE AND VIBRATION CONTROL ON CONSTRUCTION AND OPEN SITES - CODE OF PRACTICE APPLICABLE TO SURFACE MINERAL EXTRACTION (EXCEPT COAL) SITES
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