|Document ID (ISN)||62511|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0242-6277 - Sécurité - sciences et techniques
|Convention or series no.
||I - Noise and vibration from power-driven hand tools. II - Occupational hazards related to the use of certain power-driven tools and their prevention
||I - Bruits et vibrations des machines portatives. II - Les risques professionnels liés à l'utilisation de certaines machines portatives et leur prévention [in French]|
||Mar. 1990, No.92, p.49-52, and May 1990, No.94, p.42-47. Illus.
||Article I surveys the damage to the body or the nervous system that can be caused by noise and vibration from portable hand tools. Article II provides the results of a statistical study of 324 accidents involving the use of portable machines such as drills, hammers, staplers, saws, grinding machines etc. Tables summarize the circumstances of the accidents and the nature of the injury suffered. For each machine, the principal hazards and appropriate preventive measures are indicated. French and European legislation are surveyed.
||power-driven hand tools; noise; dangerous equipment; pneumatic tools; vibration
||occupational accidents; portable electric drills; France; European Communities; legislation; abrasive-wheel cutting-off machines; planing machines (wood); pneumatic picks; statistics; electric grinders
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Machinery and tools
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Hand and portable tools