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Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Training

Further Information | Course
Duration
40 minutes
Accreditation
RoSPA, CPD
Category
Health, Safety & Environment, Personal Safety
Price
from £45.00 inc. local taxes
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  • PDF certificate sent to learner via email upon completion
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Further Information - Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Training

Description

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals working in the UK who are required to carry out a work task using powered equipment, tools or machinery that vibrates.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role. You may need additional practical training to use specific items of powered equipment and machinery.

How will the course benefit me?
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a permanent and potentially disabling condition. This course will give you an understanding of the causes of hand-arm vibration and the measures you can take to protect yourself from harmful vibration.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities working with powered tools and equipment. It will also indicate the responsibilities that your employer has for protecting you from excessive levels of vibration.

How will the course benefit my company?
Employers and supplier of equipment have a legal duty to prevent the risks from exposure to vibration. By ensuring you are fully aware of how to work safely with vibrating equipment, you can help ensure that your company complies with regulations. You will also reduce the risk of developing symptoms of HAVS, which may otherwise prevent you from performing your work.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is written with reference to the UK Control of Vibration at Work Regulations and also uses current HSE guidelines and industry best practice throughout.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

  • Define hand-arm vibration
  • Outline the symptoms and effects of Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) and carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Describe the potential health effects of excessive vibration Identify the legal duties that employers and manufacturers have to control vibration
  • Recall vibration exposure values
  • Explain how the risks associated with vibration are assessed and controlled
  • Outline the measures you can take to protect yourself from harmful vibration

Assessment

Exam

System Requirements

  • Internet Access - Users will need a computer or device with a web browser and an internet connection.
  • System - Runs on desktop computers and tablets. Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10 and MAC OS. Apple Tablets running IOS 11.
  • Browser - Runs on Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari, no plug-ins required
  • Minimum browser size - 1024x672
  • Audio – Requires speaker or headphones.
  • Notes - Not suitable for smartphones.

Accreditation

RoSPA, CPD
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30 Day Access

Efficient, fast access for individuals and team leaders


  • Immediate access for 30 days after purchase
  • Launch course instantly after checkout
  • PDF certificate sent to learner via email upon completion
  • Up to 10 licences per single purchase to allocate out to up to 10 learners
£45.00
Popular Choice
1 Year access

Flexible option for individuals and team leaders


  • Immediate access for 365 days after purchase
  • Launch course instantly after checkout
  • PDF certificate sent to learner via email upon completion
  • Up to 10 licences per single purchase to allocate out to up to 10 learners
£75.00
Further Access

Scalable for companies training large teams


  • Flexible access periods
  • Certificates stored within LMS
  • Full access to Learning Management System

Request Licenses