Hand Arm Vibration

Course Outline

This half day course covers the importance of being aware of Hand Arm Vibration and Whole Body Vibration, the legislation, and how to assess vibration exposure.

The training also covers:

  • How to assess vibration exposure
  • Hand Arm Vibration and Whole Body Vibration
  • Symptoms of Hand Arm Vibration syndrome
  • How exposure to HAVs can be controlled

Course Content

What Hand Arm Vibration and Whole Body vibration are

Legislation

How to assess vibration exposure, to include:

  • What a risk assessment will need to consider
  • Exposure action values (EAVs)
  • Exposure limit values (ELVs)

Hand Arm Vibration and Whole Body Vibration includes:

  • How HAV / WBV is caused
  • What ill health effects can arise from HAV and WBV

Symptoms of hand arm vibration syndrome, including:

  • Vibration white finger
  • Nerve damage
  • Muscle weakening
  • Joint Damage
  • Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

How exposure to HAVs can be controlled, including:

  • Elimination at source
  • Choosing the right equipment
  • Maintenance
  • Limiting exposure Health surveillance

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Contact Nina or Graham on 01243 216278 or email courses@growtrain.co.uk to book this course
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