|Document ID (ISN)||59917|
|Convention or series no.
Foundries Industry Advisory Committee
||Vibration white finger in foundries - Advice for employers
||HSE Information Centre, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 7HQ, United Kingdom, 1992. 8p. 6 ref.
||This leaflet gives advice to employers on reducing the risk of ill health caused by exposure to the use of rotating or percussive hand-guided tools. Symptoms of hand-arm vibration syndrome and vibration white finger are described along with precautions and preventive measures, including identification of risks to employees, review of product and process design, purchase of new tools and equipment and health surveillance.
||occupational hygiene; vibrating tools; foundries; hand-arm vibration; Raynaud's phenomenon; United Kingdom
||hazard evaluation; data sheet; medical supervision
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
||Hand and portable tools
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations