585. Health assessment in regard to vibration at work.

585.     Health assessment in regard to vibration at work.

If the risk assessment1 indicates that there is a risk to the health of his employees who are, or are liable to be, exposed to vibration2 or employees are likely to be exposed to vibration at or above an exposure action value3, the employer must ensure that such employees are placed under suitable health surveillance, where such surveillance is appropriate4. Health surveillance, which must be intended to prevent or diagnose any health effect linked with exposure to vibration, is appropriate where the exposure of the employee to vibration