Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (US)
Hand-arm vibration is when small repetitive movements are transmitted into your hands and arms while using certain types of equipment, like hand-held power tools. Excessive use of vibrating tools is a workplace hazard that can lead to a variety of health conditions, including hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). This course explains what causes HAVS, how workers can reduce the risk and protect themselves, and what to do if any symptoms of this condition appear.
- Causes of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)
- Symptoms of vibration-related conditions
- Reduce exposure to hand-arm vibration
- Safety tips for working with vibrating tools and machinery