Hand-Arm Vibration in the Workplace
Vibration transmitted to the hands and arms by powered handheld and stationary tools are known to cause occupational injuries among workers. Excessive (long-term and regular) vibration exposure can lead to signs and symptoms of peripheral vascular and peripheral neural disorders of the fingers and hands.
This article discusses vibration produced by powered handheld and stationary tools in the workplace. This article does not cover whole-body vibration.
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