LEGISLATION related to Whole-Body Vibration
The measure of the level of exposure to whole-body transmitted vibration (WBV) shall be performed in accordance to the EN ISO 2631-1 standard: “Mechanical vibration and shock - Evaluation of human exposure to whole-body vibration - Part 1: General requirements".
The following list contains the standards under which the certification of the WBV emission values transmitted by the machinery shall be made or those concerning the measures for risk reduction when designing or using the machinery at work.
EN 30326-1 "Mechanical vibration - Laboratory method for evaluating vehicle seat vibration - Part 1: Basic requirements. Part 1: Basic requirements";
EN 12096 “Mechanical vibration - Declaration and verification of vibration emission values”;
EN 14253 "Mechanical vibration - Measurement and calculation of occupational exposure to whole-body vibration with reference to health - Practical guidance";
CEN/TR 15172-1 "Whole-body vibration - Guidelines for vibration hazards reduction - Part 1: Engineering methods by design of machinery"
CEN/TR 15172-1 "Whole-body vibration - Guidelines for vibration hazards reduction - Part 2: Management measures at the workplace"