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June 11th, 2013
Episode 92 of 171 episodes
While the human body is built to be mobile, it was not meant to vibrate. In small doses, vibration is harmless. Unfortunately, mechanization has introduced significant vibration hazards in the workplace. Although injuries and illness from vibration are preventable, the effects of regular and frequent exposure to vibration can be disabling and permanent. This podcast discusses causes and symptoms or hand-arm and whole body vibrations, and what employers and employees can do to address the risks. Date: June 11, 2013 File Size: 5.8 KB Length: 6:14 minutes