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.

Vibration regulations

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.

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