Vibration at Work

Vibration at WorkVibration at Work is a problem that can cause short and long-term injuries to employees.  It can cause damage to hands, fingers and any other part of the body.  It includes the use of power tools and being on a machine like a digger when your whole body is vibrated.

The correct names for the two types of vibration at work are Whole-body vibration (WBV) and Hand-arm vibration. The correct risk assessment will identify hazards in the workplace and how to control them.