Course Overview

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome Awareness

Course Details

• The health effects of hand-arm vibration
• Sources of hand-arm vibration
• Risk Factors
• The risk factors
o levels of vibration,
o daily exposure duration,
o regularity of exposure over weeks,
o months and years)
• How to recognise and report symptoms
• Health surveillance
• Ways to minimise risk including
• Working practices to reduce vibration exposure
• Correct selection, use and maintenance of equipment;
• Correct techniques for equipment use, how to reduce grip force etc;
• Maintenance of good blood circulation

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at anyone who uses, supervises or manages individuals who use vibrating tools in their work role such as drills, grinders, nail guns, impact tools etc.