Veterans who worked with machinery on a regular basis during military service may been exposed to:
If you are concerned about vibration exposure during military service, talk to your health care provider or local VA Environmental Health Coordinator.
Vibration can affect the body in various ways:
Learn more about vibration exposure and its health effects from the Naval Safety Center.
If you are concerned about health problems associated with vibration exposure during your military service, talk to your health care provider or local VA Environmental Health Coordinator.
Veterans may file a claim for disability compensation for health problems they believe are related to vibration exposure during military service. VA decides these claims on a case-by-case basis. File a claim online.
Learn more about VA benefits.
Veterans Crisis Line:
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Last updated December 27, 2013