Environmental Noise

Background

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It is known that noise is an environmental problem and therefore there is a need to take action with regard to various noise sources. Noise caused by equipment for use outdoors affecting health and associated well-being is mainly perceived by citizens at a local level. 

CECE Position

To obtain a high level of protection, the level of noise emitted in the environment by equipment for use outdoors has been reduced in order to protect the health and well-being of citizens and also provides the interested public concerned with information on the noise emitted by equipment for use outdoors. More information can be found at the Outdoor Noise Directive page.