Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS)

Hand Arm Vibration training, sometimes referred to as HAVS training, will look at how using vibratory tools can cause life changing health effects and how candidates can avoid such effects. HAVS training is in line with the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005

Who Should Attend?

Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS) training is intended for anyone who regularly uses hand held or hand-guided power tools and machines. The training can count towards your CPD.

Training Method

We use an audio and visual presentation, with handouts and practical activities and there is a multi-choice written test.


Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS) training can be delivered to your site or a venue near, or you can attend one of our friendly half-day HAVS courses in Retford, Nottinghamshire.

Hand Arm Vibration Training

Course Content

Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS) training is commonly taken by people who work as:
  • Construction workers
  • Fabricators
  • Ground maintenance workers
  • Metal workers
  • Miners
  • Road workers
Candidates will look at the Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 and the responsibilities that this places on employers and employees. Candidates will be shown how the use of vibratory tools affects the body and how they can reduce the impact of this on themselves and others.
Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS)

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