Legislation Interesting StatisticsGovernment estimates are that over 1 million UK workers are currently exposed to vibration over the Health and Safety executive action limit of 2.5m/s².
There are over 300,000 reported symptoms of HAVS.
HAVS is the most common disease reported under the Reporting of Injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrence, regulations (RIDDOR).
1 in 10 people who work regularly with vibrating tools will develop HAVS.
HSE data reveals 3000 new HAVS claims notified each year.
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