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When it comes to measuring and monitoring levels of Hand-Arm (HAV) and Whole Body (WBV) Vibration exposure, many businesses still rely on traditional methods such as using  manufacturers’ data and adding the K factor, assuming data accuracy at the time of measurement, and then, in both cases, asking the operators how long they used the tool for, then calculating using the HSE ready reckoner. 

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What is Whole Body Vibration (WBV) and what causes it?

When it comes to measuring and monitoring levels of Hand-Arm (HAV) and Whole Body (WBV) Vibration exposure, many businesses still rely on traditional methods such as using  manufacturers’ data and adding the K factor, assuming data accuracy at the time of measurement, and then, in both cases, asking the operators how long they used the tool for, then calculating using the HSE ready reckoner. 

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An Advanced Alternative to Traditional HAV and WBV Calculators

When it comes to measuring and monitoring levels of Hand-Arm (HAV) and Whole Body (WBV) Vibration exposure, many businesses still rely on traditional methods such as using  manufacturers’ data and adding the K factor, assuming data accuracy at the time of measurement, and then, in both cases, asking the operators how long they used the tool for, then calculating using the HSE ready reckoner. 

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HAVSPRO: An Advanced Alternative to Traditional HAV and WBV Calculators

When it comes to measuring and monitoring levels of Hand-Arm (HAV) and Whole Body (WBV) Vibration exposure, many businesses still rely on traditional methods such as using  manufacturers’ data and adding the K factor, assuming data accuracy at the time of measurement, and then, in both cases, asking the operators how long they used the tool for, then calculating using the HSE ready reckoner. 

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

The vibration Regulations require employers to: To protect employees, and to comply with the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 Employers need to assess the risks from vibration and implement measures to control them. Regulation 3(4) applies to all the employers involved and each will have a responsibility: (a) to their own employees; (b)

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Employee Safety and HAVS

How Prioritising Health Benefits Your Bottom Line Making HAVS a priority in your business can have numerous positive benefits, including financial. It helps prevent costly prosecutions, streamlines tool management, and enhances brand reputation. As you’re aware, employers have a legal duty to ensure employee health and safety, you must conduct risk assessments. Failure to comply

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Can your business afford to not take HAVS seriously in 2024?

When it comes to HAVS compliance, being non-compliant and not taking effective actions can lead to hefty fines of six figures, costly legal fees and compensation claims (with an abundance of No Win No fee companies) but, with the right monitoring system and effective risk assessments in place, it’s totally avoidable! To highlight the real-world

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Without continually monitoring HAVS, how do you defend yourself in the face of litigation?

Without continually monitoring HAVS, how do you defend yourself in the face of litigation? This is the “Million Dollar” question, as without being able to prove your business has taken enough measures and the correct steps to reduce the risk to As Low As Reasonably Practicable, your business maybe left with injured workers and exposed

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