vibration affects buildings or causes disturbance to
occupants of the buildings.
Damage Vibration causing either cosmetic or
structural damage to buildings; likely causes are
probably blasting, piling or explosive demolition, and
the standard being employed is BS.7385, to determine
the likelihood of building damage.
to Occupants causing disturbance residents; likely
causes are again blasting, piling or explosive
demolition plus trains. Measurements being made either
within housing or on housing sites using BS.6472.
in legal terms the definition of noise includes
vibration; therefore the noise statutory
nuisance section should be read in this light.
vibration causes damage or task impairment to people at
- selection of the right tool for the job.