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Document ID (ISN)109621
CIS number 09-669
ISSN - Serial title Brücke - Ausgabe Textil
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kusserow H.
Title Identifying and minimizing vibration hazards
Original title Gefährdungen durch Vibrationen erkennen und minimieren [in German]
Bibliographic information 2009, No.1, p.16-21. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract The ordinance on the protection of workers against noise and vibration hazards came into force in Germany on 6 March 2007. It requires employers to identify and evaluate the hazards due to vibrations at the place of work and where appropriate, to take the required prevention measures and implement medical supervision measures for their employees. This article summarizes the requirements imposed on employers by this ordinance and includes guidance for evaluating hazards and exposures to vibrations.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; limitation of exposure; vibration
Descriptors (secondary) vibration measurement; comment on directive; whole-body vibration
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Vibration