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HAVS, EAV, ELV, ALARP… What are they and what do they mean?

HAVS, (Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome) is a permanent and painful condition that causes numbness and tingling in the hands and arms, also painful joints and muscle weakening.  The symptom progression can be subtle and gradual, it is therefore imperative that the operators are aware of the condition symptoms as it can be difficult to detect […]

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What’s the difference? – Tool mounted and Wearable monitoring systems.

What’s the difference between tool mounted and Wearable monitoring systems? This is a question we often get asked and one we’re always happy to answer. Having a tool mounted monitoring system, over a wearable monitor, such as a watch, removes variables that effect the data gathered. With wearable tech, there are still questions around the

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Controlling HAV Risks

The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 aim to ensure that individuals do not experience harm to their health due to hand-arm vibration. Therefore, your primary focus as an employer, should be on managing and mitigating the risks associated with exposure to hand-arm vibration. Whenever there is exposure to hand-arm vibration exceeding the EAV

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Introducing Barney Philips

In the ever-evolving landscape of businesses, the success of any organization relies heavily on its ability to attract and retain top-tier talent. It is with great pleasure and excitement that we introduce Barney Phillips, our new Installation Technician to the team here at HAVSPRO.   Barney brings with him a wealth of experience in the health

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Introducing Vickie Slaney

It is with pleasure and excitement that we introduce Vickie Slaney, our new Business Development Manager at HAVSPRO.   Vickie, brings a wealth of experience in the world of business and a skill set perfectly tailored to our vision and objectives. With an impressive background spanning over 20 years in business development, Vickie has consistently demonstrated

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Don’t assume battery powered tools emit lower vibration levels

There is a common assumption that battery powered tools emit lower vibration levels than traditionally-powered tools. And you can see why – less moving parts to generate power suggests lower vibrations, but is this assumption correct? We take a look at the findings of the recently published HSEs study: Hand-arm vibration and noise emissions of

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