- The dangers of exposure to vibrating tools
- The symptoms of the associated health complications
- The appropriate control measures
- The importance of risk assessments for people working with vibrating tools
Who would benefit
Hand arm vibration syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome affect thousands of people in the UK. Symptoms include numbness and tingling in the hands and fingers and can result in difficulty with gripping objects.
Without the proper protections, long-term use of hand-held and guided power tools can lead to health issues like hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Certificate and Assessment
Subject to the satisfactory completion of the assessment accompanying this course, learners are given access to an electronic RoSPA Approved certificate (in PDF format), which they are able to print and display.