£15.00 + VAT
The Hand Arm Vibration Awareness course teaches the important of managing damaging vibrations inflicted on the body from work related activities.
Hand Arm Vibration Awareness
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
- 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.