This short course provides you with an introduction to Hard Arm Vibration Syndrome, otherwise known as HAVS.
The course starts by establishing exactly what Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome is, before providing a detailed description of the symptoms and consequences of the disorder.
It then provides an overview of the equipment and work-related situations most likely to pose a risk of HAVS, and the exposure values that must be complied with by law.
Following this, the course covers the practical steps you can take to reduce the risk of HAVS, and looks at the law with regards to HAVS, including the responsibilities that both employees and employers must comply with in order to reduce the risk.
This course is delivered via our online learning platform and will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
When undertaking this course it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to complete the course.
This course covers a range of content including:
- What is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)?
- When am I at Risk?
- What Does the Law Say?
- The Importance of Health Surveillance
This course is delivered by e-learning. We would therefore recommend that you access this course on a desktop or laptop to access your course.
Certificate and Validity
Upon completion of the course candidates will receive a certificate which is available as a PDF (Portable Document Format).