The Influence of Brush Cutters Vibrations on Human Body

Aurica Truţa, Felicia Aurora Cristea, Mariana Arghir
2013 Advanced Engineering Forum  
In recent years there have been many cases of HAVS being reported for people who work in agriculture, horticulture, landscape gardening and forestry. The work described in this paper assesses the transmitted vibration to the human body from a hand guided power tool, means a brushcutter. As it is known the brushcutters induce a high level of vibrations on human operators. Depending by brushcutters type, exposure time and human subjectivity, we can discuss about the vibration influence on human
more » ... nfluence on human body. Long exposure to hand-arm vibration, whole body vibration and mechanical overloading is considered a potential cause of professional diseases.
doi:10.4028/ fatcat:422g4xadnbg27jhgayx25fe2pi