|Document ID (ISN)||100929|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Foundries Information Sheet No.12
Health and Safety Executive
||A purchasing policy for vibration-reduced tools in foundries
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Feb. 2002. 3p. 8 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/fnis12.pdf [in English]
||This information sheet guides the foundries industry in the selection and purchasing of fettling tools in order to minimize the risks of hand-arm vibration syndrome. Contents: employers' and suppliers' duties; criteria to make the right choice (vibration emission and length of exposure); considerations in tool selection; adequate maintenance; training and supervision for proper use of machines.
||vibration control; vibrating tools; foundries; selection of equipment; United Kingdom
||responsibilities of employers; vibration disease; information of personnel; length of exposure; data sheet; hazard evaluation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Metal production and metalworking
|Broad subject area(s)
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Hand and portable tools