HAVS stands for Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, and it occurs in employees working with hand-held powered equipment with heavy vibrations. According to the latest statistics published by HSE, nearly 2 million people in the UK are at the risk of developing HAVS syndrome. Some of the most common symptoms of HAVS are vascular and sensorineural
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COSHH Assessments can take lots of time and effort, specifically if you need to get through tens if not hundreds of substances with individual COSHH Assessments. These are also a burden to keep up to date. There is a solution that will help lots of us by completing a task or process COSHH Assessment
Noise Survey Assessment is funny old things... We turn up to a client site to carry out a noise survey assessment. it goes something like this. Us - "Hi, we're here to do the noise survey" Customer - "What"? And yes, it still cracks me up :) How to find out if you have a
Monitoring and measuring radon exposure in the workplace In the UK, there is a naturally occurring element called RADON. This element is suspected to increases the risk of lung cancer. Radon is responsible for the most significant component of background radiation dose that the UK population is exposed to, and employers have a duty
Case Studdies We have helped so many companies and individuals with HAVS and WBV. Please get in touch if you think we can help. Since the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations were introduced in 2005, there have been some landmark cases and fines imposed including: The first prosecution was of Peugeot in 2006 and resulted in