About the Conference
When people interact with physical environments that produce vibration and mechanical shock, they can experience responses to the environment ranging from mild to life-changing depending on the characteristics of the exposure. The Third American Conference on Human Vibration, the third in a biennial series starting at NIOSH in 2006 and continuing in Chicago in 2008, provides a forum for scientists, engineers, ergonomists, medical doctors, industrial hygienists, educators, epidemiologists, health and safety specialists, physiologists, psychologists, students and others from government, industry, and academic institutions to discuss and advance research and education in the area of human response to vibration.
From the Conference Chair:
Understanding human responses to vibration allows interested stakeholders to improve vibration environments to reduce risks to their users. Conference topics will cover human responses to hand-transmitted and whole-body vibration in general and include measured human responses, modeling, experimental design, sensors, new technologies, and epidemiology studies. Contemporary issues related to prevention measures, occupational health, and data collection used to study the complex, dynamic human response to vibration will be addressed.
David G. Wilder, PhD
Additional ACHV conferences
- Proceedings of the First American Conference on Human Vibration (pdf)
- Proceedings of the Second American Conference on Human Vibration (pdf)
- 4th American Conference on Human Vibration. Proceedings (pdf, Internet Archive)
- 5th American Conference on Human Vibration. Proceedings (pdf no longer available from the University of Guelph)
- 6th American Conference on Human Vibration. Proceedings (pdf no longer available from the Medical College of Wisconsin)
- 7th American Conference on Human Vibration. Proceedings (pdf no longer available from University of Washington Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences)
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