The Benefit of Tractor reverse drive controls

With the help of tractor reverse drive controls, the workload of the driver can be eased significantly. According to a study, the reverse drive controls clearly decreased working postures where the back or the neck are twisted. Th e faster turning also made the work more rapid when compared with mowing done in a normal forward with a tractor equipped …

NIOSH Report

According to the current ISO 5349-2 (2001), hand transmitted vibration (IITV) exposure should be measured using accelerometers rigidly fixed on the vibrating surface in the hand contact areas. If it is difficult to apply this approach, HTV can alternatively measured using an adaptor held in the hand (ISO 5349-2, 2001). Compared with the direct approach, the adaptor approach has several …

Whole Body Vibration in AGRICULTURAL TRACTORS

The main objective of this study was to evaluate if a feed-back system, vibration indicators, could help the tractor driver to lower the exposure of whole-body vibrations. In the first step a literature study were carried out and in the next step a field study, where the vibration indicator was evaluated. The tasks carried out were spraying sowing, rolling and …

CVK New Product- WBV 300/500

We are proud to announce our new Whole body Vibration measurement system: WBV300/500. The new WBV instrument means Colour Display presenting RMS, VDV, Peak, Crest factor. It is stand alone and equipped with technique to automatically starts and stops measurement. The WBV 500 collect and store raw data, Sed value and FFT analysis.

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020

On 6 June the European Commission presented a new Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work for the period 2014-2020. It identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for occupational safety and health, presents key actions and identifies instruments to address these. EU-OSHA’s OiRA tool will play a key part in one of the strategic objectives of the EU Strategic …