Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 8 September 2016


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HSL is to run a 1 day course on Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction.

8 September 2016


Hand and Arm vibration in the workplaceThe 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 what to expect from health surveillance.

Presenters include:

• Paul Pitts, Head of Noise and Vibration Section

• Sue Hewitt, Higher Scientist, Noise and Vibration Section

• Alison Codling, Faculty of Occupational Medicine, HAVS Approved
Occupational Health Nurse


The course will be run at the HSL laboratory 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

Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at


The cost of the course is £475 (includes course notes, lunch,
refreshments and a certificate of attendance).

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For further dates and additional information email:
or contact the Training & Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)1298 218806.

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