HS23 – Dealing with Hand and Arm Vibration Syndrome


Course Content

The course is a mix of theory and practical exercises to give you all the necessary information and experience that will help you to reduce vibration exposure in the workplace and implement a HAVS safety procedure. • To create and understanding of vibration control measures • To build and understanding of the principles of vibration • To understand the effect of vibration on the human body • To give you a detailed insight into the current legal framework including the European Physical Agents (Vibration) Directive • To look closely at the HSE guidance • To look in detail at instrumentation issues • To give you an insight into practical vibration monitoring • To provide you with hands-on experiences

Who Or Why You Should Attend

If your workforce operate hand held power tools or vibrating plant and machinery, then it’s likely that vibration exposure is a potential issue within your organisation. This course is ideal for Health and Safety professionals, works managers, engineers or simply the individual(s) responsible for safety within your organisation.

Course Overview

This HAVS Vibration Training course leads to a qualification of “competence” for carrying our Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration Risk Assessments. Aims and Objectives of this HAVS Vibration Training Course? The course is designed to give you detailed insight into the requirements of compliance with The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005, and practical experience in carrying our Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration Risk Assessments. Covering all the up to date requirements of the HSE, this HAVS Vibration Training course provides an in-depth look at the legislation to ensure that you can be classed as 'competent' to carry out such work.