|Document ID (ISN)||109726|
|Convention or series no.
||AIS20 (rev 1)
Health and Safety Executive
||Whole-body vibration in agriculture
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, June 2009. 4p. 5 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/ais20.pdf [in English]
||This information sheet outlines the risk of developing back pain from whole-body vibration (WBV) exposure in agriculture and provides explanations on what can be done to reduce exposure to WBV. Topics addressed: definition of WBV; Control of Vibrations Regulations 2005; limitation of exposure (maintenance, speed limitations, replacement of seats and selection of equipment); monitoring and control; information and training.
||United Kingdom; whole-body vibration; agriculture; backache; risk factors; agricultural equipment
||responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; drivers; data sheet; selection of equipment; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; drivers seats
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system