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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome.

CPD Approved

This Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome Course is for anyone responsible for using power tools.

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Course Description

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.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at those in the construction industry that are responsible for using power tools. This could include site supervisors or managers.


Understanding the risks and how to protect yourself from vibrating power tools.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).
  • You will be able to identify the symptoms of Hand Arm Vibration.
  • Have an understanding 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.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome 1 Introduction 70%
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome 2 What are the Symptoms of HAVS? 70%
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome 3 When am I at Risk? 70%
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome 4 How Can I Reduce the Risk? 70%
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome 5 What Does the Law Say? 70%
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome 6 The Importance of Health Surveillance 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


40 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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