Chapter 18. Vibration

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Michael J. Griffin

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch18

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Griffin, M. J. (2005) Vibration, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075



  • vibration;
  • duration;
  • tools;
  • human responses;
  • disorders


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics of vibration

  • Hand-transmitted vibration

  • Whole-body vibration

  • Conclusions

  • References