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AS ISO 5349.2-2013


Mechanical vibration — Measurement and evaluation of human exposure to hand-transmitted vibration, Part 2: Practical guidance for measurement at the workplace

Adopts ISO 5349-2:2001 to provide guidelines for the measurement and evaluation of hand-transmitted vibration at the workplace in accordance with AS ISO 5349.1.
Published: 13/06/2013
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Table of contents
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definition s and symbols
3.1 Terms and definitions
3.2 Symbols
4 Quantities to be evaluated
5 Preparation of the measurement procedure
5.1 General
5.2 Selection of operations to be measured
5.3 Organization of the measurements
5.4 Duration of vibration measurements
5.4.1 Measurement during normal working
5.4.2 Simulated work procedures
5.5 Estimation of daily vibration duration
6 Measurement of vibration magnitude
6.1 Measurement equipment
6.1.1 General
6.1.2 Accelerometers General Vibration magnitude Frequency range Mass influence Environmental conditions
6.1.3 Location of accelerometers
6.1.4 Attaching accelerometers General Attaching to surfaces with resilient coatings Attaching to handles or gripping zones constructed of lightweight, flexible materials
6.1.5 Accelerometer mass
6.1.6 Triaxial measurement
6.1.7 Simultaneous and sequential measurement
6.1.8 Frequency weighting
6.1.9 Use of data recorders
6.1.10 Measurement range
6.1.11 Averaging times
6.2 Sources of uncertainty in vibration measurement
6.2.1 Cable connector problems
6.2.2 Electromagnetic interference
6.2.3 Triboelectric effect
6.2.4 DC-shift
6.3 Check and verification of the measurement chain
6.3.1 Regular checks of functionality
6.3.2 Routine verification of the measurement system
7 Uncertainty of evaluation of daily vibration exposure
7.1 Acceleration measurement uncertainty
7.2 Exposure time measurement uncertainty
7.3 Evaluation of uncertainties
8 Calculation of the daily vibration exposure
9 Information to be reported
Annex A
A.1 Introduction
A.2 Measurement locations used in vibration type test standards
Annex B
B.1 Introduction
B.2 Estimating typical daily vibration exposure when exposure varies from day to day
B.3 Procedure when vibration exposure does not occur on every working day
Annex C
C.1 General
C.2 Selection
C.3 Use on axes perpendicular to the percussive axis
Annex D
D.1 Introduction
D.2 Mounting methods
D.2.1 Stud mounting (screwed)
D.2.2 Mounting by glue or cement
D.2.3 Clamp connections
D.2.4 Hand-held adaptors
Annex E
E.1 Introduction
E.2 Examples of the use of single power tools
E.2.1 Long-term measurement of continuous tool operation
E.2.2 Long-term measurement of intermittent tool operation
E.2.3 Short-term measurement of intermittent tool operation
E.2.4 Fixed-duration measurement of single impacts or bursts of tool operation
E.3 Example of vibration evaluation where more than one power tool is used
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DR AS ISO 5349.2