Codes of Practice

The following model Codes of Practice have been finalised for implementation under the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety.

NOTE : The following model Codes of Practice have been finalised for implementation under the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety.

Codes of Practice

Workplace Vibration Hand Arm Exposure

This Guide provides information on how to manage risks associated with vibrating plant in the workplace, in particular hand-held power tools. A summary is available in the information sheet on Hand-Arm Vibration.

What is hand-arm vibration?
Hand–arm vibration (HAV) is vibration transmitted to a person’s hand and arm when using hand-held power tools and hand-guided machinery like powered lawn-mowers and while holding materials being processed by machines. HAV is commonly experienced by people who use jackhammers, chainsaws, grinders, drills, riveters and impact wrenches.

Publication Information

Topic: Workplace Vibration
Type: Model Code of Practice
Industry: General
Publication Date: 1/10/2015

Publications

ISBN Title / Download File Format File Size
GuidetoMeasuringAssessingHandArmVibration GuidetoMeasuringAssessingHandArmVibration.pdf PDF 1.68 MB