ANSI S2WG39

Human Exposure to Mechanical Vibration and Shock

Chair: Douglas Reynolds

Vice-Chair: R. Dong

Scope: Development and maintenance of standards for shock, vibration, impact, and rotational oscillations transmitted to the whole-body or parts thereof, and the effects of these and other related biodynamic environments on the human population with regard to health, safety, performance and comfort criteria and guidelines. Characterization of the biodynamic properties of humans by means of biodynamic models or analogues for the description of the physical, behavioral and physiological effects of the mechanical environments under consideration, including standardized terminology. Liaison with the corresponding ISO standards groups. Coordination of the US vote on related or parallel international standards. Responsible for the following published standards:

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