Hazards arising from whole-body and hand-arm vibrations

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Hazards arising from whole-body and hand-arm vibrations

Gefährdungen durch Ganzkörper und Hand-Arm-Vibrationen

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
International
Languages

Czech

German

English

Spanish

Croatian

Provider
Provider (English)
The International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Provider (Original)
The International Social Security Association (ISSA)

Description

Exposure to vibrations may affect human beings in a variety of ways.The harmful effects of vibrating tools or machines have long since been known but are still frequently underestimated. This Guide for Risk Assessment is about hazards arising from whole-body and hand-arm vibrations. It is meant to support small and medium enterprises to perfom risk assessment and to implement the European Vibration Directive 2002/44/EC

 

Die Wirkungen der Vibrationen auf den Menschen können von Belästigung, Leistungsminderung über Gesundheitsgefährdung bis zur Gesundheitsschädigung reichen. Diese Broschüre soll kleine und mittlere Unternehmen darin unterstützen die Gefährdungsbeurteilung durchzuführen und Europäische Vibrations Richtlinie 2002/44/EC umzusetzen.

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Language of original language description

Czech

German

English

Spanish

Croatian

Other data

Hazards
Vibrations
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Other
Purpose of the material
General information
Guidance
Other
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2010