Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace - An Introduction
05 October 2023
The Control of Vibration
at Work Regulations 2005 is designed to protect workers from injury
resulting form exposure to hand-arm vibration. To manage the risks
from hand-arm vibration exposure and to comply with the regulations
you will need to assess, control and monitor exposures, you will
also need to ensure that workers understand the risks and have any
necessary training. If workers are at risk you will also need a
health surveillance programme to monitor any progression of injury
and to provide feedback on the effectiveness of your exposure
controls. This course provides an overview of your duties under
Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 and practical
guidance on how you can control and manage hand-arm vibration risks
in your workplace.
Who should attend?
Those responsible for assessing, controlling and managing
hand-arm vibration risks in the workplace.
What you can expect from the course?
This course will review the risks from hand-arm vibration
exposure and introduce you to the requirements of the current
regulations. It will provide practical advice and examples of how
to carry out assessments of vibration risks, how to develop
vibration control action plans, providing information instruction
and training and how health surveillance contributes to the control
- Paul Pitts, Head of Noise and Vibration Section
- Andrew Hounslea, Noise and Vibration Specialist Inspector
The course will be run at the HSE Science and
Research Centre in the spa town of Buxton. Buxton is in the
heart of the Peak District and has good links to mainline train
stations and Manchester International Airport. This course can be
run at your site or local area by arrangement.
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
£545 (includes course notes, lunch, refreshments and a
certificate of attendance).
Comments & Feedback
"Excellent course delivered very well by professionals
who are clearly passionate about their subject area. Very
interesting and useful content to take away. Good variety of
theory and practical".
Sally Beardsmore (Homeserve)
"Loved the course, great to see what an inspector is
looking for and answered my questions where to get the data.
Vinny Doyle (KDCS Group)
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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