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Work vibrations linked to pregnancy complications, and work stress linked to infections, in major studies

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
Work tasks causing whole-body vibrations should be addressed in risk assessments for pregnant workers, researchers have warned in an "alarming" study. Meanwhile, another study has found work stress makes employees vulnerable to a range of infections.

Tool vibrations double carpal tunnel risk, controls vital

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
Researchers have called for the proper assessment of vibration emissions from powered hand tools, and outlined workplace control measures, after identifying a high prevalence of vibration-related chronic pain, diseases and neurological disorders in a large group of workers.





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