Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

  • Date
  • Type
  • Title
Jan 27, 2017
OSH Answers: Vibration

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety addresses questions and answers related to occupational vibration including health effects, measurement controls and standards.

Source: CCOHS

Jan 27, 2017
H&S Executive Topic Page: Whole Body Vibration

Whether you are an employer, worker, safety representative or specialist, these pages offer helpful advice on how you can reduce and control the risks from whole-body vibration.

Source: HSE

Jan 27, 2017
Hand-arm vibration at work

Hand-arm vibration comes from the use of hand-held power tools and is the cause of significant ill health (painful and disabling disorders of the blood vessels, nerves and joints)

Source: HSE

Jan 27, 2017
Temporary Threshold Shifts as Indicators of Hand-arm Vibration Exposure

In this study wemwished to investigate whether temporary changes in perception could be useful in assessing vibration exposure, and establish how these change with the frequency of vibration

Source: HSE

Sep 01, 2006
Bad Vibrations: Hand-Arm Vibration Exposure and HAVS Prevention

Measuring the vibration caused by hand tools is the best way to assess risk and prevent workers from suffering irreversible harm.

Source: EH&S Today