Hand-Arm vibration

Workers using hand-held power tools are at series risk of HAVS
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently launched a series of prosecutions against employers for failing to ensure that adequate measures were taken to minimise workers’ exposure to vibration and thus putting them at risk of developing hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

By law employers, must assess and identify measures to remove or reduce risks from exposure to hand-arm vibration and ensure that the correct control measures are in place and information, training and health surveillance are provided.  

How our experts can help:

  • Provide support to help meet compliance regulations.
  • Measure vibration and undertake risk assessments.
  • Carry out health surveillance on workers at risk.
  • Advise to control vibration exposure.
  • Prepare policies, procedures to manage safely, and vibration impacts.
  • Provide staff awareness training
EVENTS
02 April
2019

OH2019 Brighton

  • 02 April 2019

In celebration of our 50th anniversary, Rob Aitken (CEO),  is presenting a keynote at OH2019; 'The IOM at 50, lessons from the past and directions for the future.' Following the keynote listen to members of our research team discuss emerging health risks in 21st-century workplaces. You can also meet our Laboratory team at our exhibition stand.

Event info
'The IOM at 50, lessons from the past and directions for the future.'
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