hand arm vibration syndrome Articles

  • Hand Arm Vibration Meter - the Pulsar vB

    HAV you got vibration covered? We HAV Pulsar Instruments Plc April 2018 – Already well-known worldwide for their reliable and robust noise measurement products, Pulsar Instruments is extending their current health and safety focused product ranges to include a hand arm vibration meter – the Pulsar vB. Measuring individuals’ exposure to vibration from the use of ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • HAVS - occupational hand arm vibration

    Overexposure to vibration from power tools, machinery and vehicles can impact the human body in several ways and cause permanent damage. The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) estimates there could be up to 2 million people at risk of suffering from Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS); a painful, disabling and irreversible condition ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Hand Arm Vibration Risk Assessment

    With recent high profile HSE fines in mind (including 2018 fines of £500k to Balfour Beatty and £400k to the Nordam Europe Limited), it seems many companies still don’t understand what a Hand Arm Vibration Risk Assessment is and what the risks are to their employees from using hand held power tools. If your employees use high vibrating power pools such as riveters, drills, power ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Enter a New World with Cirrus Research

    Cirrus is evolving. We want to make safety at work easily achievable for everyone. That’s why we’re entering into the world of vibration with the launch of the Revo™ Vibration Meter. Join us on our journey. Introducing the Revo™ Vibration Meter ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise and vibration consultants

    Help stop costly claims for noise and vibration damage Pulsar Instruments, a world recognised manufacturer and supplier of noise measurement equipment for Noise at Work, is pleased to announce its new noise and vibration consultants services in the UK. Working in partnership with qualified specialists, Pulsar Instruments is now able to offer various levels of consultancy services from ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • How to reduce your risk of ergonomic injuries

    What’s at Stake? One size does not fit all when it comes to work equipment. Whenever a worker has to modify or adjust them self to perform a work task, the “mis”fit causes stress and strain on the body. What’s the Danger? If the task needs to be performed only occasionally, it doesn’t typically become a problem. But the strain ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Vibration White Finger & Secondary Raynaud`s

    February is Raynaud's Awareness Month Hand-arm vibration can cause a range of conditions collectively known as hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). It can also cause specific diseases such as carpal tunnel syndrome and secondary Raynaud's (Raynaud's phenomenon) or Vibration White Finger - where the small blood vessels in the extremities such as hands and fingers (usually ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Noise Measurement - Trusted Experts for 50 Years

    Pulsar Instruments plc (UK) is 50 years old! That means we've been trusted global noise experts for 50 years. ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Construction site health and safety failures

    As what is largely agreed to be the world’s most dangerous industry, construction site Health and Safety failures constitute potentially severe harm to worker wellbeing, with the capacity to severely impact quality of life or – put bluntly – end it. Running contrary to this doom-laden approach though, improvements to the industry typically arise from assessing ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

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