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The Hand Arm Vibration Awareness course teaches the important of managing damaging vibrations inflicted on the body from work related activities.

Health & Safety elearning

Hand Arm Vibration Awareness (HAVS) E-Learning Course

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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Note: this module is only applicable for Great Britain.