Vibration

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Jan 27, 2017
OSH Answers: Vibration

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/phys_agents/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

http://www.hse.gov.uk/vibration/wbv/index.htm

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

http://www.hse.gov.uk/vibration/hav/index.htm

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

http://www.hse.gov.uk/RESEARCH/rrpdf/rr479.pdf

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

http://ehstoday.com/standards/osha/ehs_imp_37195

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