Whole Body Vibration Hazards: Employer's Checklist

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Whole Body Vibration Hazards: Employer's Checklist

Les risques d’exposition aux vibrations au corps entier : Aide-mémoire-employeur

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
Occupational Health Public Health Network.
Provider (Original)
Réseau de santé publique en santé au travail.

Description

FactSheet presenting to the employer the elements to consider in order to identify risk situations in the workplace when its workers operate certain machinery, the possible effects on their health as well as recommendations to reduce the risk.

Fiche présentant à l’employeur les éléments à considérer afin d’identifier les situations à risque dans le milieu de travail lorsque ses travailleurs opèrent certaines machineries, les effets possibles sur leur santé ainsi que des recommandations pour réduire le risque.

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Language of original language description

French

Other data

Hazards
Vibrations
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Type of visual resource
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2018