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Category: Vibration

Hand arm vibration and whole body vibration

HSL: Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 11 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This course provides an overview of your duties under Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 and practical guidance on how you can control and manage hand-arm vibration risks in your workplace.

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HSE: PUWER-Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 11 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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HSL: PUWER–Machinery Safety Basics – 10 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can […]

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 24 April 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 27 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can […]

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HSL: Improving Your Health Related Risk Assessments – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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Oxfordshire based company fined for safety failings

Monday, February 6, 2017

An Oxfordshire based, ground engineering company has been fined after a worker contracted severe hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

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HSL: Machinery Series – PUWER – Buxton, 6 February 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

This course covers those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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National airline prosecuted for not protecting workers

Thursday, December 22, 2016

British Airways PLC has been prosecuted for not protecting their workers’ from hand arm vibrations.

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HSL: Improving your Health Related Risk Assessments – HSL Buxton, 29 Sept 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 13-14 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians, GPs with an interest in occupational health and hand surgeons. It will set out the key areas of HAVS assessment and provide guidance on how to examine and manage cases of HAVS.

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Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 8 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course will review the risks from hand-arm vibration exposure and introduce you to the requirements of the current regulations.

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Pipe manufacturing company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A pipe manufacturing company based in Newport has been fined for safety failings after seven reported cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) between April 2014 and July 2015.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) refresher – Buxton, 1 June 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

One-day refresher course designed for doctors and nurses who would like to update their knowledge and clinical skills to assess workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration.

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Two firms fined for safety breaches

Monday, April 25, 2016

Two Derbyshire-based construction firms were fined for safety breaches as a result of separate investigations into reported cases of carpel tunnel syndrome and hand arm vibration syndrome to employees.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 12-13 April 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians, GPs with an interest in occupational health and hand surgeons. It will set out the key areas of HAVS assessment and provide guidance on how to examine and manage cases of HAVS.

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Management of hand-arm vibration in the workplace: an introduction – Buxton, 14 March 2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

This course will review the risks from hand-arm vibration exposure and introduce you to the requirements of the current regulations. It will provide practical advice and examples of how to carry out assessments and how to develop vibration control action plans.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) refresher – Buxton, 1 March 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

This one-day refresher course is designed for doctors and nurses who would like to update their knowledge and clinical skills to assess workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration.

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Twenty one workers’ lives affected after health was carelessly ignored

Friday, December 18, 2015

A Merthyr Tydfil based manufacturer has been fined after 21 employees were left permanently injured after being diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

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New construction guidance to stop workers dying each week from occupational disease

Friday, November 20, 2015

The construction industry has launched new guidance to encourage better management of occupational health risks. HSE is urging the industry to put an end to the hundreds of construction workers that die of occupational diseases every month.

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