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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

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What does this Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome online course cover?

This short course provides you with an introduction to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, otherwise known as HAVS. The course starts by establishing exactly what Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome is, before providing a detailed description of the symptoms and consequences of the disorder. It then provides an overview of the equipment and work-related situations most likely to pose a risk of HAVS, and the exposure values that must be complied with by law. Following this, the course covers the practical steps you can take to reduce the risk of HAVS, and looks at the law with regards to HAVS, including the responsibilities that both employees and employers must comply with in order to reduce the risk.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)
  • You will be able to identify the symptoms of Hand Arm Vibration
  • Have an understand of when you are at risk and how you can reduce the risk
  • And finally, the laws associated with hand Arm Vibration and the importance of Health surveillance

Course Modules

Pass percentage required:70%
What are the Symptoms of HAVS?
Pass percentage required:70%
When am I at Risk?
Pass percentage required:70%
How Can I Reduce the Risk?
Pass percentage required:70%
What Does the Law Say?
Pass percentage required:70%
The Importance of Health Surveillance
Pass percentage required:70%

Recommended system requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)