Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome - HAVS


To highlight the potential harm from vibration in the workplace and to pass on good practices  to reduce the risk of hand-arm vibration syndrome.  The course is particularly relevant for operators of hand operated power tools (e.g. hammer-drills, lawn mowers) or for those whose work involves holding materials being processed by machines such as pedestal grinders.


  • Legislation
  • Identifying what hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) is
  • What harm hand-arm vibration syndrome can cause
  • What effects HAVS may have on people
  • Statistics
  • Tools and equipment that can increase vibration risks
  • Appropriate control measures
  • Information, instruction and training
  • Use of appropriate PPE
  • Monitoring HAVS

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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome - HAVS
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome - HAVS
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome - HAVS


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