Section 2-16. Noise and vibrations

Work premises and workplaces shall be designed and fitted out so that each individual workplace is protected against noise and vibrations and so that alertness is not reduced or conversation made difficult.
Sound-absorbing materials and sound barriers shall be used as necessary so that workplaces and personnel rooms are protected against noise.
Noise and vibrations from technical installations shall be given consideration when workplaces and work premises are designed, so as not to give rise to unnecessary noise and vibrations.
Foundations and fastening devices for work equipment must ensure that the appliance does not cause unnecessary noise or vibration.