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Your Guide to HAVS Risk Assessments
and the consequences of getting it wrong

When it comes to managing the risk that vibration exposure poses to your staff and your business, it can be a minefield. The only place to start is with HAVS Risk Assessments.

Here is your Guide to writing an accurate HAVS risk assessments, because if you start off with an unreliable starting point, your entire HAVS risk management strategy will be ineffective. 

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HAVS Risk Assessments and the consequences of getting it wrong


Guide to HAVS Risk Assessments

Experience the HAVSPRO gold standard

There are significant differences between the various methods and strategies for managing the risk of HAVS and whole body vibration. The HAVSPRO system offers an alternative to using assumed vibration data by continuously measuring and monitoring vibration magnitude, as it is experienced by the operative in real-time.

This is truly the Gold Standard in HAVS risk management…

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Standard compliance often consists of paper-based risk assessments which compile averaged tool vibration data. It may also contain observational concerns recorded by an external auditor or consultant, but this will not record the variation inherent in every job and offers little more than safety guidance and isn’t protecting against HAVS.

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A combination of tool and wrist-mounted devices can produce a clearer picture of individual vibration exposure, but these measurements are usually calculated according to samples of vibration data supplied through previously measured data (which is only accurate at the exact point of capture) or HSE and various other libraries of tool vibration data all of which vary widely and leave a large and potentially high-risk margin of error.
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A combination of tool and wrist-mounted devices can produce a clearer picture of individual vibration exposure, but these measurements are usually calculated according to samples of vibration data supplied through previously measured data (which is only accurate at the exact point of capture) or HSE and various other libraries of tool vibration data all of which vary widely and leave a large and potentially high-risk margin of error.
HAV Monitoring

HAV Monitoring

The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005, a regulation that all business should comply with, it states that we should ‘’Protect workers’ health & safety from vibration exposure due to vibratory equipment transmitted by hand contact” it aims to ensure that employees do not experience harm to their health due to hand-arm vibration.

As an employer, you should be focused on managing and mitigating the risks associated with exposure to vibration, and taking all the necessary steps you to reduce the risks to be ALARP.

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The latest report from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on British construction reveals concerning statistics: in the 2022/23 period, 69,000 workers suffered from work-related ill health, while 53,000 experienced non-fatal injuries.

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HAV Control | How do we accurately identify the real cause of the risk?

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