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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 18  |  Page : 21--24

The work of I-INCE Technical Study Group 2 on noise labels for consumer and industrial products

BF Berry 
 Berry Environmental Ltd - BEL, Surrey, United Kingdom

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B F Berry
Berry Environmental Ltd – BEL, 49 Squires Bridge Road, Shepperton, Surrey, TW17 0JZ
United Kingdom

In 1999 a new I-INCE Technical Study Group TSG 2 was formed on «DQ»Noise labels for consumer and industrial products«DQ». This was intended to survey current methods for labelling and otherwise characterizing the noise emissions of consumer and industrial products. Note that labelling can mean more than just a physical label - it might be details in a Technical Manual. The measurement methods used by testing authorities were to be included in the survey. The methodologies were to be compared, and an assessment made of their relative effectiveness. The study of noise labelling is part of an educational program to advise on how, and in what form such labelling should be implemented. There has been active participation in the TSG from UK, USA, Japan, Norway, Turkey, Belgium and Brazil, with email exchange of information and 3 meetings, at Internoise 2000 in Nice, 2001 in Den Haag and 2002 in Dearborn, USA. More recently the survey questionnaire has been sent to all the 46 Member Societies of I-INCE. This paper explains the survey and summarises current results1.


How to cite this article:
Berry B F. The work of I-INCE Technical Study Group 2 on noise labels for consumer and industrial products.Noise Health 2003;5:21-24


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Berry B F. The work of I-INCE Technical Study Group 2 on noise labels for consumer and industrial products. Noise Health [serial online] 2003 [cited 2020 Aug 11 ];5:21-24
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