This is a new course covering the problems and control of hand arm vibration.
Vibration at work is the cause of significant ill-health, with painful and disabling disorders of the blood vessels, nerves and joints. As well as Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) the course also describes two other conditions covered by the UK Injuries Disablement Benefits scheme: vibration-related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) and Dupuytren’s contracture.
This course describes the symptoms and causes of hand arm vibration conditions and provides advice on how to reduce exposure. Case studies are used to show how failing to manage vibration can lead to short-term and long-term health conditions and to motivate learners to take action to protect their health.
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On successful completion, learners receive a personalised certificate which includes the learner’s name, score and date of completion. Certificates can be viewed, downloaded and printed off at any time to serve as a record of compliance.
Written by subject matter experts and developed by experienced instructional designers, our Hand Arm Vibration course offers a structured, practical and meaningful learning experience that provides learners with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the workplace.
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The course is targeted at people who use vibration tools, or who supervise employees using vibration tools, in their work. Additional training would be required for supervisors or managers intending to carry out a detail assessment of vibration exposure in the workplace.
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