Hand Arm Vibration Testing
Hand-arm vibration (HAV) occurs from the use of hand-held or hand guided power tools and equipment which can be the cause of significant ill health if not managed correctly in the workplace - ‘Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome’ (painful and disabling disorders of the blood vessels, nerves, bones and joints) Nearly 2 million people are at risk.
HAV Control Limited specialises in the Vibration Measurement and Management of HAV in the workplace, offering a tailored package to suit your organisations’ Health and Safety requirements and working procedures. “The Control of Vibration at Work Regulation’s 2005” came into force on 6 July 2005 and aims to protect workers from risks to health caused from vibration.
HAV Control Limited provide a nationwide testing service to ensure that your HAV risk assessment is up to date and valid:-
Real Time Vibration Data is gathered by undertaking the testing of vibratory tools and equipment which are used to carry out daily duties. This
provides a far more realistic and reliable set of results which in turn allows you to build up a better understanding of your employees daily
exposure to vibration
Helps you to demonstrates that your employees are working within controlled limits as set out in “The Control of Vibration at Work
Regulations 2005". This not only ensures that safety is paramount to your organisation it also provides evidence of your ongoing
commitment to the welfare of your workforce
Undertake HAV assessments for a broad spectrum of industries from small SME’s to large blue chip organisations
Testing to BS EN ISO 5349-2
Provide HAV measurement and management services to a range of industries, over recent years including – Utilities, Councils, Public
Services, Landscapers, Housing Associations, Local Government, Aerospace, General Engineering, Fabrications, Car Dealerships, Garage
Workshops, Local Transport (Bus Garages), Furniture Manufacturers, Foundries, Food Industry, Forestry’s, Utilities, Abattoirs, Mines, Quarries,
Materials Handling, Construction & Civil Work and many more
Offers nationwide coverage encompassing the whole of the UK and Ireland including on and off shore industry utilising industries
standard test equipment. Personal HAV dosimetry can also be undertaken over extended periods of time
A professional report is presented stating the findings of the vibration signatures and recommendations - ensuring that HAV data is
presented in an easy to read format and step by step guidance on how best to manage HAV in the workplace
Discuss in further detail implementation of HAV monitoring programme (if required)
Real Time Vibration Data will provide Valuable Assistance in implanting an Effective Risk Management Plan to help tackle Hand Arm Vibration in your Workplace
Tailored to suit YOUR requirements
HAVS is Preventable, but once the damage is done it is permanent - HAVS is Serious and Disabling!