Safe Work Australia Latest Guidance Released – Managing Vibration Risks

 

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Source: www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au

The effects of vibration in construction workplaces can be permanently disabling for workers involved and costly for employers and the entire economy.

Safe Work Australia has released guidance material to help manage the risk of vibration-related injury or illness for both workers and those managing workers who may be exposed to vibration risks.

These types of injuries cost $134 million in workers’ compensation payments over the past 14 years and injured some  5260 workers, which is why it is important we take this hazard more seriously.

Read more at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/10/safe-work-australia-releases-workplace-vibration-guidance-material/#.VhGI6_mqqko

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