Standardisation/Health Protection

DIN 4150-2 “Vibrations in the Construction Sector; Effects on People in Buildings” is being revised

Mechanical low-frequency vibrations caused by construction activities, blasting an traffic on  rails and roads no only represent a threat to the stability of buildings. Furthermore, such vibrations can exert serious effects on the people living and working in these buildings. Depending on the resultant strength, frequency and duration, the effects can range from spontaneous stress reactions and depreciation of performance right up to damage to the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. In order to minimise these risks, the permissible strength of vibration emissions is regulated in the DIN...

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