Our Hand Arm Vibration Training Courses

Hand Arm Vibration

Meet Charlotte and Tony. Charlotte uses sanding tools and oscillating saws to produce prosthetic limbs. Tony works on demolition sites using concrete breakers and scabblers. Their jobs are very different but they have one... Read More »

15 mins

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Our Hand Arm Vibration Training courses are available as part of the Online Health and Safety Courses Suite in one great package.

Why is Hand Arm Vibration Training Important?

Thousands of workers use vibrating tools in their day to day jobs, putting them at risk of health complications after extended exposure.

Control measures can lessen this risk considerably, so it's incredibly important that staff know how to protect themselves from the dangers.

Why is Hand Arm Vibration Training Important?

What is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)?

Along with carpal tunnel syndrome, HAVS is one of the most common health effects of long-term and improper exposure to Hand Arm Vibration.

It's an often painful condition that can lead to loss of function and leave the sufferer disabled. Symptoms include numbness and tingling in the hands and a loss of sensitivity.