HAVS – Hand arm vibration syndrome is a widespread recognised industrial disease affecting thousands of workers around the world. The disease comes in many and varied forms which commonly affects the nerves, joints, muscles and blood vessels and can cost employers in excess of £110,000 in settlements attracting high profile and unnecessary bad publicity.
APP Site Services offer the complete service in HAVS analysis which helps you to effectively monitor, and control vibration exposure of your employees. Our competent engineers will perform on site measurement of your vibration levels on the job or in workshop test conditions. We are proactive in creating systems for regular analysis and helping you to implement control measures to reduce vibration exposure including recording exposure times and categorising tools into vibration banding groups. Let us take the stress out of your vibration analysis.
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Every year, thousands of workers are made ill by hazardous substances and exposure to vibrating tools and equipment. As an employer, you are responsible for taking effective measures to control exposure of your employees and protect health. Not only is it a necessity to the health and wellbeing of your employees but these measures can also improve production and maximise the lifetime of tools and equipment.
Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 employers are required to protect both employees and others who may be exposed to hazardous substances and vibration by ensuring that monitoring procedures are in place to ensure their safety.