Human Vibration News

  • New Vibration Monitoring Terminal Available

    Brüel & Kjær today announced the release of its new Vibration Monitoring Terminal Type 3680. The innovative device enables users to effectively: Protect against structural damage risks in construction and mining Assess human response to ground-borne vibration from road and rail traffic Monitor background vibration to ensure ...

  • 4 Biggest Vibration at Work Mistakes…and How to Fix Them [Free eBook]

    You’ve been told you have to complete a Vibration At Work Risk Assessment. There’s all the Regulations for you to read through. A plethora of potential instruments to choose from. Endless choices to make. And all that’s before you even start measuring vibration exposure. How do you do it, avoid all the common mistakes and comply with the Regulations? Our Noise & ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Larson Davis Announces Next Generation Human Vibration Meter

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., is pleased to announce the release of the new HVM200 Human Vibration Meter that implements the latest measurement technology for industrial hygiene and product testing applications. The HVM200 is used to measure human exposure to vibration in order to prevent injury and better understand workplace hazards and product performance. The HVM200 ...

  • Pin(na) your ears back. HATS ear gets a redesign

    To simplify testing the effects of earphone noise for audio and telecom engineers, Brüel & Kjær has modified the structure of the ear pinna simulators used with its Head and Torso Simulator (HATS). Designed as replicas of the human ear, the new pinnas (Types DZ-9773 and DZ-9774) have been altered to a conical shape merged with a cylinder within the ear canal entrance, making it ...

  • Enter a New World with Cirrus Research

    Cirrus is evolving. We want to make safety at work easily achievable for everyone. That’s why we’re entering into the world of vibration with the launch of the Revo™ Vibration Meter. Join us on our journey. Watch video here. Introducing the Revo™ Vibration Meter ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Casella unveils new Hand Arm Vibration Meter

    Casella’s new Hand Arm Vibration Meter has been developed to monitor those susceptible to hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). This serious condition affects one in ten people working with hand-held, vibrating power tools¹, such as hammer drills, chainsaws and concrete breakers. Encompassing a number of conditions including Raynaud’s Disease and White Finger, without ...


    By Casella

  • Larson Davis Receives A2LA Accreditation for ISO 17025 Calibration

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, is pleased to announce that they are now A2LA accredited to calibrate microphones, sound level meters, acoustic calibrators, and noise dosimeters as described in ISO 17025. Larson Davis has also updated their sound level meter calibration for Models 831 and LxT to now provide a calibration that is fully compliant with the requirements of IEC 61672-3 ...

  • Get fit for 2014 with free health and safety seminars

    Once again in 2014, the Working Well Together Campaign is running free health and safety seminars across the country. Seminars include: Asbestos Awareness, Dust Awareness, Face Fit Testing, Hand Arm & Whole Body Vibration, Noise in Construction, Rescue Plans, Working at Height and Manual Handling. This is a great opportunity to ensure your business is compliant and that all staff, especially ...

  • Cheshire West and Chester Council Employees can grin like cats as New Casella vibration device helps to safeguard them at work

    Efficiency and cost-effectiveness were two of the reasons behind Cheshire West and Chester Council’s selection of a CEL-960 Human Vibration Monitor from specialist manufacturer, Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), to help protect staff from the effects of prolonged use of certain equipment. The unitary Council, which employs more ...


    By Casella

  • Secretary Chu Testimony to senate armed services committee

    Secretary Steven Chu testified today before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the New START Treaty. His prepared testimony is below: Chairman Levin, Ranking Member McCain, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify on the Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Larson Davis Introduces Revolutionary Vibration Dosimeter. Measures Risk of Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

    Depew, NY, USA - Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., has recently released The new VibTrack HAV™ vibration dosimeter for personal exposure monitoring. This extremely compact and durable hand-mounted instrument measures vibration directly to ISO5349 and ANSI S2.70 measurement standards and produces detailed exposure reports for accurate risk assessment and mitigation. ...

  • Good vibrations shake up for local authorities

    Local authorities will have to take steps to minimise the vibrations from vehicles such as refuse lorries to reduce the impact on the health of their staff because of a new European Union Directive, according to an industry expert. From July 2010, a new EU Directive called ...

  • Good vibrations

    Testing the seriously hazardous effects from vehicle seat and floor vibration is now much simpler with Brüel & Kjær’s new SEAT measurement software for its 4447 Human Vibration meter.With this major update the 4447 makes the assessment of health risks to humans - posed by exposure vibration at work - easier to calculate, as it can measures SEAT (Seat Effective Amplitude Transmissibility) ...

  • HSE warn of dangers of using concrete diggers after man suffers burns

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is demanding that companies follow safe working practices when using mechanical equipment. The call follows HSE's prosecution of Trains (Rochdale) Limited after a worker received burns to his left hand and arm when he hit a live electrical cable. The company was fined GBP 1,000 and ordered to pay costs of GBP 2,000 at Trafford Magistrates Court after being ...

  • HSE urges UK companies to asses risk of exposure to vibration after company fined

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is urging companies to assess the risks to their employees from exposure to vibration, after a Hampshire company was fined £10,500 for ignoring the safety of a worker. Tews Engineering Limited, based in Petersfield, Hampshire, pleaded guilty to contravening Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 by failing to protect the health of ...

  • New, Portable, Human Vibration Analyzer

    Hand-tools, machinery, and heavy vehicles cause vibration, the harmfulness of which depends on its intensity and frequency content, and the time of exposure. Human Vibration Analyzer Type 4447 was developed and designed on the basis of input from several groups concerned about human vibration from manufacturers of building machinery to medical institutions. It is perfect for those working with ...

  • Human Vibration Analyzer Type 4447

    An increase in the number of hand-arm and whole-body injuries caused by vibration is the consequence of the use of modern appliances that are powered by external power sources. Hand-tools, machinery, and heavy vehicles cause vibration, the harmfulness of which depends on its intensity and frequency content, and the time of exposure. Brüel & Kjærs Human Vibration Analyzer Type 4447, a portable ...

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