Hand-Arm Vibration Awareness

HAVS is a debilitating health condition that is commonly caused by the use of hand-held electrical tools, such as chainsaws, grinding equipment and high torque wrenches. This course explains more about the health hazards associated with this equipment, outlines how to carry out an appropriate risk assessment and details the control measures that can be used to reduce the risks.

Who The Course Is For

This HAVS training course is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for managing the risks of vibration in the workplace, as well as anyone who uses hand-held power tools as part of their job role

Course Objectives

  • How to approach a Vibration Problem
  • What is HAVS (Hand – Arm Vibration Syndrome)?   
  • Symptoms
  • Causes
  • Managing white finger
  • Controlling the risks
  • Tools
  • Communication of Vibration
  • Ready-Reckoner


On completion of this half day  course, attendees will gain greater knowledge in HAVs. Candidates will receive an in-house Evolution certificate

For more information, or to book please call 01429 597 990 or email admin@evotcs.co.uk

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