|Document ID (ISN)||78246|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
||Hand-arm vibration in foundries
||HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2001. 30p. Illus. 18 ref. Price: GBP 6.00.
||This booklet aimed at managers, safety officers and safety representatives within the foundry industry gives guidance on how to reduce the risks of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). Main topics covered: definition of HAVS; risks factors; cost for employers; exposure control; engineering and management controls: personal protection; system design and process control; good grinding practices; selection of grinding wheels; wheel hardness; training; work organization; health surveillance.
||vibration control; United Kingdom; training material; vibration disease; foundries; hand-arm vibration
||work organization; grinding machines; abrasive wheels; training manuals; safety and health training; economic aspects; vibration protective gloves; risk factors; limitation of exposure
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations