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Hand Arm Vibration Awareness E-Learning Module

This HAVS (Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome) training course considers the use of power tools in the workplace and how these can cause long-term damage to health if they’re not effectively managed. HAVS is a debilitating health condition that is commonly caused by the use of hand-held electrical tools, such as chainsaws, grinding equipment and high torque wrenches. This course covers;

  • What is hand arm vibration and its effects
  • Who are at risk
  • The signs and symptoms
  • Legislation
  • Exposure limits
  • Employers responsibilities
  • Assessing risk
  • Controlling exposure
  • Information and training
  • Health surveillance
  • Exposure points and ready reckoner

The module shouldn’t take more than 30 minutes.

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