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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:-

     bullet_point 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

     bullet_point 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

     bullet_point Undertake HAV assessments for a broad spectrum of industries from small SME’s to large blue chip organisations

     bullet_point Testing to BS EN ISO 5349-2

    bullet_point 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

     bullet_point 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

     bullet_point 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

    bullet_point 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

For further information or to arrange an on-site survey, please call 0116 278 8289 to speak with a specialist, or click here to submit an on-line enquiry

HAVS is Preventable, but once the damage is done it is permanent - HAVS is Serious and Disabling!

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