July 29, 2013
Tingling, numbness or pain experienced when operating vibrating tools should not be considered part of the job. The sensation is the body’s way of telling a worker something is wrong. Ignoring the pain and continuing the task may cause serious health issues, according to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Operating vibrating tools such as drills, grinders, sanders, jackhammers and lawn mowers can lead to hand and arm vibrations caused by the rapid back-and-forth motion of the tool. Click here to learn more about vibrating tools.
Thanks for the share, NSC!