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Certificate in the Management of Occupational Exposure to Hand-Arm Vibration

Certificate in the Management of Occupational Exposure to Hand-Arm Vibration

This four day short course will lead to a certificate awarded by the Institute of Acoustics. It is presented in the course of one week, with teaching from 9.30am to 4.30pm each day and an examination on the Friday afternoon.

The course will cover the following areas:

Identification of HAV hazards and assessment of risk

Legislative requirements

Vibration exposure control techniques and identification of areas where vibration reduction is required.

Assessing the effectiveness of vibration control measures

Evaluation of daily vibration exposure

Use and limitations of personal protective equipment

An examination takes place on the Friday afternoon, and a case study has to be submitted within one week of the course finishing.
The Syllabus covers the health hazards associated with exposure to hand-arm vibration and approaches to the measurement, assessment and reduction of that exposure.

There are no formal entry requirements but it is desirable for participants to have experience in occupational health and safety, in noise or vibration measurement or in a related field. The ability to do calculations with the aid of a scientific calculator will be required on the course.


Please note there are more than occurrences of this course, please select the correct start date form the drop down box, above right before booking event.

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17-20 April 2018
17/04/201820/04/201812£1250.00[Read More]

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