Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

Exposure limit values and action values.

135

135. (1) For hand-arm vibration—

(a) the daily exposure limit value standardised to an eight-hour reference period shall be 5m/s 2,

(b) the daily exposure action value standardised to an eight-hour reference period shall be 2.5 m/s 2, and

(c) exposure shall be assessed or measured on the basis set out in Part A of Schedule 6.

(2) For whole-body vibration—

(a) the daily exposure limit value standardised to an eight-hour reference period shall be 1.15 m/s 2,

(b) the daily exposure action value standardised to an eight-hour reference period shall be 0.5 m/s 2, and

(c) exposure shall be assessed or measured on the basis set out in Part B of Schedule 6.