Vibration deadline at 100

24 August 2011

The deadline for registration for the 46th UK Conference on Human Response to Vibration was announced as 30 August 2011. The event is to be held at the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL), Harpur Hill, Buxton on 20-22 September.

Presentation subjects include revision of HSE guidance on the control of occupational risks from vibration by Paul Brereton of the Health & Safety Executive plus others from a wide range of industries and non-industriual situations such as whole-body vibration, the influence of noise on vibration discomfort, study of vibration and comfort for an excavator, long-term driving and the interaction between hand grippers/contactors, vibration and blood flow in fingers.

Registration, at an all-in cost of GBP275, is by form available on to be sent to email

The HSL is also celebrating the centenary of its establishment this year.