The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 set a legal duty to protect employees from the effects of vibration. Exposure to vibration is a common occupational hazard which, if left uncontrolled, can cause physical discomfort, adverse health effects and a reduction in productivity.
This topic outlines the symptoms of whole-body and hand–arm vibration and looks at how to manage exposure to vibration.
The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 require employers to do the following.
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