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“Prevention is better than cure” or in this case (as cure is not possible with HAVS) it should be “prevention is better than (legal) defence. This is what a proactive HAVS risk management strategy does but what does it entail? And what is a reactive HAVS management strategy? Let’s take
It is the responsibility of Occupational Health Professionals to manage the HAVS health surveillance programme within organisations where the risk of vibration exposure needs to be managed. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has set out guidelines to help Occupational Health professionals manage this complex and difficult to diagnose health
In the HSEs latest project, they have been looking at alternative processes to grinding due to the ill-health effects caused by the vibration exposure of such activities. The project shows that real-use vibration magnitude measurements on angle grinders consistently give values between 7 to 9 m/s². Vibration levels in this
HSE vibration levels are set to protect workers who operate vibration-emitting tools, particularly hand tools (there are limits for whole body vibration but we will cover these in another article). The limits are set by the HSE, who are the governing body that regulate the exposure to vibration levels for
We are so pleased to announce that we, the team at SIXIS Technology, are expanding our workforce to meet the demand for our HAVSPRO system! A variety of sectors, including Local Government, manufacturing, engineering and agriculture, are all implementing our newly evolved solution for the accurate, real-time measurement and monitoring of workplace
At HAVSPRO our goal is to make hand arm vibration and its associated health conditions a thing of the past. But how? The HSE regulations (The Vibration at Work Regulations 2005) state that there is no need to continuously measure and monitor vibration levels. In paragraph 149 of the regulations,
We take a look at the need to implement vibration monitoring and whether it is necessary when managing the risk of HAVS in the workplace as part of your compliance with the HSE regulations. Let’s start with the HSE: The ONLY way to substantially reduce the risk of somebody developing vibration
When managing the risk of vibration exposure in the workplace, as per the Control of Vibration in the Workplace 2005, the HSE clearly and frequently state that you should apply the hierarchy of controls. The hierarchy of controls for the vibration regulations is similar to that found in lots of
If you want to comprehensively manage the risk of HAVS and other health conditions caused by over-exposure to vibration levels, then simply putting the time on tool and the manufacturers vibration levels into the HSE ready reckoner is not sufficient. Here is our checklist of essentials that you need to
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If you’d like to know more about HAVS continuous measuring and monitoring technology and discover how HAVSPRO works, download our brochure.
HAVSPRO monitors vibration levels accurately and triggers alerts to protect your staff and organisation against the risks of HAVS and WBV (whole body vibration).
HAVSPRO then collates all this data and creates customisable reports to help you prevent overexposure.
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The HAVSPRO system is a complete vibration management system giving you the ability to confidently reduce the risk of vibration exposure – protect your people and your business
Up-To-Date HAVS Information
The biggest HAVS News will normally come as a result of a HSE prosecution for not adhering to the Control of Vibration at Work 2005 regulations.
These regulations state that all businesses must ensure that the risks from vibration are controlled. They must also provide information, instruction and training to employees on the risk and the actions being taken to control risk. Plus, they should provide suitable health surveillance for anyone who is identified as at risk from the effects of vibration exposure.
The HSE will prosecute companies that do not operate within these regulations. If convicted, companies will be liable for fines, legal costs and compensation claims.
Find out more about the costs of not adhering to these regulations in our HAVS News story: The true cost of HAVS mismanagement