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Document ID (ISN)110539
CIS number 10-0119
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 839
Author(s) Pujol Senovilla L.
Title Exposure to mechanical vibrations. Hazard evaluation
Original title Exposición a vibraciones mecánicas. Evaluación del riesgo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 6p. Illus. 11 ref.
Internet access / [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note presents the basic knowledge on vibrations (hand-arm and whole-body vibration) as well as a methodology to assess their risk, which varies according to the value of the vibration acceleration and to the length of exposure. The values for required action and the threshold limit values are provided in a table.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; vibration; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) hand-arm vibration; vibration acceleration; whole-body vibration; threshold limit values; length of exposure; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation