This course is designed to ensure delegates have a basic awareness of how vibration is generated, how measures are taken and possible exposure levels. It also covers the requirements of the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations, including the duties of employees. In addition delegates are taught how to control vibration and prevent long term damage. The length of this course is only half a day.
During the course delegates will be taught how to:
Recognise when there may be a risk of harmful exposure
Recognise when assessment is required
Recognise the early symptoms of Hand/Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)
State the maximum daily exposure levels for hand/arm vibration & explain how these can vary according to level or time of exposure
Take suitable precautions to reduce the risk of hand/arm vibration
On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive an Induct EA Training Ltd certificate of attendance.
Who Should Attend?
The course is suitable for any employee who may be exposed to significant levels of vibration. Also Managers with specific Health & Safety responsibilities and Supervisors who are required to reinforce control measures.