Conditions for loading and unloading operations for certain establishments classified according to Section 16.3.1 (Section 4.5.7)

1 loading and unloading operations: operations consisting of the loading and unloading of goods and the manoeuvring of the truck to supply the establishments stated in Article 4.5.7.0.1;

2 the loading and unloading of goods: the loading and unloading of goods from a parked truck at the undertaking's loading and unloading area, including the operations designed to make this possible, such as opening and closing doors and gates. Breaks and other interruptions are not included;

3 manoeuvring of the truck: the movements and manoeuvres of the truck on the plot or plots used by the establishment for the purpose of reaching the undertaking's loading and unloading area to load and unload goods or to leave the site after loading and unloading goods at the loading and unloading area, including stopping and starting the engine and the idling of the engine while waiting for movements and manoeuvres to be performed;

4 daytime periphery:

morning periphery: the period from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.;

evening periphery: the period from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.;

5 an indoor loading and unloading area: a loading and unloading area in a closed building, whereby the entire truck is parked in that building and whereby goods are only loaded and unloaded if the entrance gates to the building are closed;

6 a covered loading and unloading area: a loading and unloading area with a roof that covers at least the entire cargo space of the truck at all times;

7 an open-air loading and unloading area: a loading and unloading area that is not a covered or indoor loading and unloading area;

8 loading and unloading operations with silent equipment: loading and unloading operations whereby material is used in accordance with the criteria stated in Appendix 4.5.7.4;

9 one delivery: the performance of loading and unloading operations whereby one truck supplies the establishment with one cargo of goods;

10 the closest houses: the houses where, at the windows, the highest sound level is expected as a result of the loading and unloading operations;