In effect since 9 March 2007, the German Noise and Vibrations Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance (LärmVibrationsArbSchV) implements two EC guidelines and represents a common legal framework for exposure to noise and vibrations.
LärmVibrationsArbSchV is put into tangible terms by various technical rules (TRLVs) describing:
The rules are drawn up by the Committee for Industrial Safety (ABS) and published in the web-based Joint Ministerial Gazette by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
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