Clinical skills CPD

IOA Certificate Course in the Management of Occupational Exposure to Hand Arm Vibration

This module will allow you to appreciate the nature of Hand-Arm Vibration hazards in the workplace and the need to protect employees from hand-arm vibration syndrome as well as enabling you to advise and assist employers to meet their legal duties regarding Hand-Arm Vibration, under relevant health and safety law in accordance with current guidance from the Health and Safety Executive.

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IOA Certificate Course in the Management of Occupational Exposure to Hand Arm Vibration

Course Overview

  • Attendance


    PART
  • Duration


    5 Days
  • Dates


    Spring
  • Venue


    City Campus
  • Cost


    £1350

This module will allow you to appreciate the nature of Hand-Arm Vibration (HAV) hazards in the workplace and the need to protect employees from hand-arm vibration syndrome.

After completing the course delegates should be able to:

  •  Explain the requirements of current legislation
  • Identify situations where HAV hazards exist and assess the risk
  • Discuss basic techniques for control of vibration exposure and identify areas where vibration reduction is required
  • Assess the effectiveness of vibration control measures
  • Evaluate the daily vibration exposures of employees from information about measured vibration magnitudes and work patterns
  • Explain the uses and limitations of personal protective equipment

For further information see: https://www.ioa.org.uk/sites/default/files/CCHAV%20Syllabus.pdf

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