Implementation and effectiveness of the European directive relating to vibration in the workplace
This report reviews the European Union’s:
European Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC)
Directive on Vibration (2002/44/EC)
It looks at the directives’ requirements and how effective they are.
considers whether a similar regulatory framework could be appropriate for Australia
summarises evidence for the health effects caused by exposure to vibration in the workplace
identifies gaps in knowledge of the health effects vibration can have on workers.