Noise and Exhaust Gas Pollution Caused by Engines in Small- and Medium-Sized Construction Equipment in Japan 780490
In regards to construction equipment, there has been a rapid increase in the number of civil engineering projects undertaken in urban areas over the last ten years. Thus, necessitating further consideration of the pollution problem. Noise and vibration pollution account for a high rate (34%) of construction pollution. In regards to exhaust gas, countermeasures, different from those used against motor vehicles, were put forth to protect the health of the workers.
This paper refers to current anti-pollution regulations, user needs, and countermeasures against noise and exhaust pollution, and also includes future problems.