The safety & health of the professional is something we take very seriously at HiKOKI. On this page, you'll find accurate and user-friendly information for everyone concerned with the effects of vibration on power tool users. It also includes information about the new Power Tools range of low vibration power tools. We call this range, UVP, or User Vibration Protection. UVP again demonstrates Power Tool's commitment to innovation and technology for user comfort and protection combined with maximum performance. If you have any questions, please get in touch using our contact form.
For an overview of all the technologies that contribute to our machines being the safest and most reliable power tools on the market, take a look at our Technologies page.
The European Physical Agents (Vibration) Directive 2002/44/EC took effect from July 2005 and has been implemented as law across all EU member states. The directive seeks to protect workers from the harmful effects of vibration by placing a duty of care on employers to minimise the risk.