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20th July, 2021 - Vibration

How To Measure Vibration Exposure To The EAV

The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations impose 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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13th April, 2021 - Vibration

How To Calculate Vibration Exposure To The ELV

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

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30th March, 2021 - Vibration

Understanding Your HAVS Trigger Times

HAVS trigger times are how long your hands and arms are exposed to vibration levels. Trigger times can often get overestimated because they are not always 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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15th November, 2018 - Vibration

HAVS Exposure Limits (EAV, ELV And What They Mean)

There are two exposure limits when it comes to HAVS, and these are legal limits as to the amount of vibration you can be in contact with on a daily basis. These limits are defined in the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations, the exposure limit value (ELV) and the exposure action value (EAV).

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15th October, 2018 - Vibration

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

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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8th October, 2018 - Vibration

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

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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