Classification of Environmental Protection Activities and Expenditure (2000)

Code:  5
Description:  Noise and vibration abatement (excluding workplace protection)
Explanatory notes:  Noise and vibration abatement refers to measures and activities aimed at the control, reduction and abatement of industrial and transport noise and vibration. Activities for the abatement of neighbourhood noise (soundproofing of dancing halls, etc.) as well as activities for the abatement of noise in places frequented by the public (swimming pools, etc.), in schools, etc., are included.

Excluded is the abatement of noise and vibration for purposes of protection at the workplace.