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What Is HAVS? Get To Grips With Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome image

What Is HAVS? Get To Grips With Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome

15th October, 2018 - Vibration

Nearly 2 million people in the UK are at risk from HAVS. It's a painful, disabling and serious condition that's permanent, but preventable. What is HAVS and are you at risk? Has HAVS already started affecting you? Let's get to grips with HAVS so you know how to avoid it.

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The HAVS Symptoms You Need To Spot Before It's Too Late

8th October, 2018 - Vibration

While the symptoms of HAVS can be prevented, they cannot be cured. Once symptoms start to develop, they are permanent. Spotting HAVS symptoms early is vital, so action can be taken to delay or prevent the symptoms from developing. At its worse, HAVS is serious and disabling.

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Understanding Your HAVS Trigger Times

27th April, 2018 - Vibration

HAVS trigger times are how long your hands and arms are actually exposed to vibration. Trigger times can often be overestimated because they are not fully understood, in this post we look at what trigger times are and how to measure them when assessing vibration exposure.

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How To Measure Vibration Exposure To The EAV

24th September, 2015 - Vibration

The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations enforce an exposure value for vibration at work that you must be aware of, the Exposure Action Value (EAV). Where an employee is exposed to vibration levels over and above this value, you should look for ways to control vibration.

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How To Calculate Vibration Exposure To The ELV

9th September, 2015 - Vibration

The exposure limit value (ELV) under the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations must not be exceeded. But how do we calculate the ELV? Calculating the ELV in real life situations is not a straight forward as you might hope, but using a points based system you can keep track of exposure levels.

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