Whole body vibration at work
Whole-body vibration (WBV) is transmitted through the seat or feet of employees who drive mobile machines, or other work vehicles, over rough and uneven surfaces as a main part of their job. Large shocks and jolts may cause health risks including back-pain.
What causes whole body vibration?
Controlling vibration risks
Talk to your workers - and check your vehicles to see if you have a vibration problem.
If you encounter a problem the vibration regulations can help you protect your workers.
Noise and Vibration Partnership Group
Industry led group working to increase awareness, and promote effective management and control of noise and vibration.