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.
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