Management of Occupational Exposure to Vibration


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Overview
This course is designed to give operational managers, and occupational health and safety professionals, the knowledge and awareness of the risks associated with Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration. It looks at the practical measures that can be taken to manage and minimise the vibration exposure of employees.

Who Should Attend
Operational managers and occupational health and safety professionals.

Aims
To develop knowledge and understanding of the risks associated with Occupational Vibration and to offer guidance on the practical measures that can be taken to manage and minimise the vibration exposure of employees.

Objectives
To understand employer and employee responsibilities.

Content

  • Introduction to industrial Vibration exposure
  • Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) syndrome - The medical condition
  • Current and future legislation and standards
  • Civil litigation and claims prevention
  • Occupational vibration management
  • Risk/Vibration assessment
  • Reduction of Vibration exposure
  • Staff training
  • Medical surveillance and objective testing


Certification
All participants will receive a certificate of attendance appropriate for the accreditation of two Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points allocated by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Number of Delegates: Suitable for up to 15 delegates
Course Duration: 1 day

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