Why is vibration a concern?

Percussive tool have been recognized as causing vibration related injuries to operators for over 100 years.

Very little has been done to solve the problem, until Honsa's introduction of reduced vibration riveters and low vibration bucking bars.

Why is tool vibration a concern?

The links below are from independent sources that speak of the dangers associated in using traditional high vibration tools.

Laboratory and workplace assessments of rivet bucking bar vibration emissions article from National Library of Medicine

Most Recent Conference on Human Vibration

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, a common occupational hazard

Risk for Vibration Related Injury

Fact Sheet: Occupational Exposure to Hand-Arm Vibration

Safety Magazine article on Hand Arm Vibration

Study: Nerve Damage In Rat Tails From Vibration Exposure