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Hand-Arm Vibration and HAVS

Our comprehensive online Hand-Arm Vibration and HAVS Awareness course, designed to equip you with essential knowledge and skills in managing Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

Learn how to effectively address the risks associated with Hand-Arm Vibration (HAV) and safeguard the health and well-being of your workforce. We cover a detailed exploration of key concepts surrounding HAVS, from understanding the hazards to implementing preventive measures. Through engaging lessons and interactive quizzes, you'll develop a solid understanding of HAVS and its implications in the workplace.

You'll learn how to identify and evaluate HAV hazards, establish control measures to minimize exposure, monitor and assess the effectiveness of vibration reduction strategies, document your HAVS procedures, and ensure compliance with relevant regulations.

By the end of the program, you'll be equipped to implement a comprehensive Hand-Arm Vibration management system that aligns with industry best practices. Demonstrating your commitment to the well-being of your employees, you'll be able to mitigate the risks associated with HAVS and minimize the occurrence of occupational-related illnesses.

  • Fully accredited organisation
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices
  • Printable PDF e-certificate upon completion
  • Online course with no time limits
  • Estimated duration: 120 mins
  • Free for up to five users

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Course Content

Hand-Arm Vibration and HAVS: Introduction

Hand-arm Vibration, HAVS and CTS; Risk Assessments; Controlling Risk Associated with Vibration Levels; Further Protective Measures; Topics to be covered in the upcoming sections.

Hand-Arm Vibration, HAVS and CTS

HAV: What is it and what are the risks?; HAVS and CTS: Symptoms and causes; Industries most at risk of HAVS and CTS; Noise emissions from vibrating machinery; Hand-Arm Vibration and the Law; Employee Responsibilities.

Risk Assessments

Definition of risk assessment; Importance of risk assessments; Who should carry out a risk assessment; How to carry out a risk assessment; Risk Assessment Steps.

Controlling Risk Associated with Vibration Levels

Duties of Manufacturers and Suppliers; How Vibration Levels Are Measured; The Hierarchy of Control and HAV; Reducing vibration exposure.

Further Protective Measures

Safe Systems of Work (SSoW); Administrative Controls; Exposure Time and Work Schedules; Information, Instruction and Training; Temperature Control; Key Duties, Responsibilities and Instructions for Employees; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Health Surveillance.

How it Works

Our Hand-Arm Vibration and HAVS course is delivered online through our Tayl platform. This means you can complete this course on any device that can access the internet, and you can take a break at any time and save your progress. You can also add more users to your account, access more compliance training courses, and track who has done what.

Your Certificate

To complete your course and download your Hand-Arm Vibration and HAVS course certificate, you need to have correctly answered enough questions in the quizzes throughout the course. You’re able to retake these quizzes as many times as you want. The certificate is printable and will be accessible at any time when you log into our platform. The certificate is saved on our system so you can use it to prove a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

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Frequently asked questions

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Do I get a certificate?
When you complete a course you're issued with a Hand-Arm Vibration and HAVS course printable completion certificate at no extra cost.
Can I retake courses?
We understand that it can take a bit of time to understand the material. That's why you can have as many retries of a course as you need at no extra charge.
Why is the course free?
It's not a trick, you really get this course, certificates, and all our library for up to five users. You simply need a work email address. It's free because we believe in our product. And we think that once you try it, you'll come back to us again and recommend our system to your friends. So, what are you waiting for, get your course today.
What are the benefits of taking a Hand-Arm Vibration and HAVS course?
Taking a HAVS course can help you to increase your knowledge and understanding of the condition, improve your awareness of the legal requirements for preventing HAVS, gain skills and knowledge to assess vibration exposure, improve your ability to manage HAVS, and network with other professionals. You may also become certified in HAVS, improve your job prospects, and make a positive contribution to the prevention of HAVS.
What devices do the courses work on?
The courses work on any modern internet browser on any device. Whether you're using Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge on an iPhone, Android, Laptop or PC everything will work just fine.
How does the money back guarantee work?
Really easily. Just let us know you'd like a refund and we'll make it happen. No questions asked.