|Document ID (ISN)||111083|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
|Convention or series no.
||Bondéelle A., Brasseur G., Clergiot J., Larcher C., Ravallec C.
||Equipment and backache - Stop harmful vibration
||Machines et mal de dos - Sus aux mauvaises vibrations [in French]|
||Oct. 2010, No.710, p.16-31. Illus. 15 ref.
||Machines_et_mal_de_dos.pdf [in French]
||Whole-body vibration from the use of vehicles or earthmoving equipment are responsible for many health complaints affecting workers. This special feature reviews the health hazards caused by vibration as well as the means of addressing these hazards. Contents: recommendations of the "vibration" working group put together by the INRS; interview of the occupational physician of a food processing enterprise: presentation of a questionnaire for evaluating vibration hazards; selection of fork-lift trucks and working methods for limiting vibration exposure adopted by a manufacturer of biscuits and cereal products; damping of shocks due to speed breakers among drivers of an urban public transport authority; measuring the vibration in loaders used in the quarries of an important building industry group.
||whole-body vibration; drivers; backache; risk factors
||France; fork-lift trucks; earthmoving equipment; vibration measurement; vibration damping; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; public OSH institutions; quarrying industry
||D - Periodical articles
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system