Handbook on hand-arm vibrations

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Germany
Languages: 
German
Provider: 
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin

Description

The evaluation and assessment of hazards due to vibrations and the implementation of protective measures can be complicated. This manual  should be an aid in the evaluation of hazards by Hand-arm vibration, the determination of controls to eliminate or reduce the burden as well as the introduction of systems and prevent the development of MSDs. 

 

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Language of original language description: 
German

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Other
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Guidance
Target audience: 
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2014