Hand Arm Vibration Risk Assessment and Management Training

IOSH Certification

Hand Arm Vibration Training is a 2-day IOSH Certified course.

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is often underestimated and misunderstood. This course will enable health and safety personnel manage HAVS more effectively.

Who is it for?
Health and safety officers and managers and anyone wishing to understand/implement vibration measurement and vibration control.


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Participants will gain knowledge and confidence to identify their organisation’s obligations, assess vibration at work risks and take appropriate steps if required. Participants learn to professionally present and manage a vibration control action plan.

Course Content

Day One

  • HAVS symptoms
  • The scale of the HAVS problem
  • HAVS Management Programme
  • Vibration Parameters
  • Measuring Hand Arm Vibration
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Introduction to Calculating Risk
  • Homework

Day Two

  • Homework review
  • “Best Management Practice”
  • Vibration Calculation Procedures
  • Practical Session
  • Reporting
  • Written Examination

Additional Information

Assessment: 1.5 hr open book written exam leading to IOSH certificate; CPD points.



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