Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome E-Learning

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome E-Learning

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.

Who should complete this course

  • Those in the construction industry that are responsible for using power tools.
  • Site supervisors¬†
  • Site managers.

Course syllabus

  • Introduction
  • What are the Symptoms of HAVS?
  • When am I at Risk?
  • How Can I Reduce the Risk?
  • What Does the Law Say?
  • The Importance of Health Surveillance

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 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)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of six modules with questions at the end.
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately

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