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Bruel & Kjaer 4447 HAVS - Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration Meter

B&K 4447 Hand Arm, Whole Body Vibration Meter

The B&K 4447 has been withdrawn, the following information is for reference purposes.

B&K 4447 : Hand Arm Vibration Meter - HAVS Assessment  
B&K 4447 : Whole Body and Hand Arm Vibration Meter - WBV + HAV  

Hand held HAVS meter for assessment, measurement and evaluation of human vibration exposure.

The B&K 4447 is designed to measure the exposure of employees to the harmful influences of Hand Arm Vibration White Finger and Whole Body Vibration in 3-axis simultaneously.


Using the B&K 4447, HAVS testing is easy and the parameters required by EU Directive 2002/44/EC are calculated.

The HAVS Testing Kit Type 4447 includes the following items:

B&K 4447 Manufacturer's Specifications

A vibration calibrator type B&K 4294 is recommended for on-site calibration.

Caution - the internal re-chargeable batteries only last 3 hours a day.

Seat Pad

B&K 4515-B-002 : Triaxial Seat Pad Accelerometer - delivered with the whole body version  

Specially designed for the measurement of whole body vibration, it consists of a triaxial accelerometer housed in a rubber disc and compliant with BS EN ISO 7096, BS ISO 2631 and BS EN 10326-1.

It can be placed under a seated person, on a vibrating surface, or strapped onto the body. It detects vibration in directions along the body, back-to-front, and side-by-side. - seat pad details

Alternative Systems
LD HVM100 Hand Arm Vibration White Finger and Whole Body Vibration Meter
B&K 2537 Hand Arm and general purpose vibration meter
Vibrock 901-2 Whole Body Vibration Meter

See also : our main Hand Arm Vibration White Finger and Whole Body Vibration web page

* Our standard hire charges are based on a 4-day minimum period, details other options.