hand arm vibration syndrome News

  • Casella unveils new Hand Arm Vibration Meter

    Casella’s new Hand Arm Vibration Meter has been developed to monitor those susceptible to hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). This serious condition affects one in ten people working with hand-held, vibrating power tools¹, such as hammer drills, chainsaws and concrete breakers. Encompassing a number of conditions including Raynaud’s Disease and White Finger, without ...


    By Casella

  • HSE urges UK companies to asses risk of exposure to vibration after company fined

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is urging companies to assess the risks to their employees from exposure to vibration, after a Hampshire company was fined £10,500 for ignoring the safety of a worker. Tews Engineering Limited, based in Petersfield, Hampshire, pleaded guilty to contravening Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 by failing to protect the health of ...

  • Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome (HHS)

    Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome (HHS) is a disease that can be easily confused with other disorders, such as hand-arm vibration syndrome (an occupational illness) or Raynaud’s disease, which is hereditary. HHS can lead to serious injury in the affected fingers—and could even result in their amputation without appropriate diagnosis and treatment. So, it’s important that you ...


    By SafetySmart

  • 4 Biggest Vibration at Work Mistakes…and How to Fix Them [Free eBook]

    You’ve been told you have to complete a Vibration At Work Risk Assessment. There’s all the Regulations for you to read through. A plethora of potential instruments to choose from. Endless choices to make. And all that’s before you even start measuring vibration exposure. How do you do it, avoid all the common mistakes and comply with the Regulations? Our Noise & ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Larson Davis Introduces Revolutionary Vibration Dosimeter. Measures Risk of Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

    Depew, NY, USA - Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., has recently released The new VibTrack HAV™ vibration dosimeter for personal exposure monitoring. This extremely compact and durable hand-mounted instrument measures vibration directly to ISO5349 and ANSI S2.70 measurement standards and produces detailed exposure reports for accurate risk assessment and mitigation. ...

  • Protecting Workers from Hand-Arm Vibration Hazards in the Workplace

    Hand-Arm Vibrations (HAVs) are a common occupational hazard for millions of workers across the globe. In the United States alone, the U.S. Navy Safety Center reports that approximately 2.5 million workers are exposed daily to HAVs from the power tools they use on the job.   Workers regularly exposed to HAVs can develop a condition known as vibration syndrome or Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Get Connected with Casella at Safety and Health Expo 2015 - Stand P2334

    Casella will be showcasing a selection of its next generation occupational hygiene monitoring solutions at Safety & Health Expo 2015, on 16-18 June at the ExCel London convention centre. At the event, Casella will be launching its innovative new Apex2 range of personal sampling pumps for dust, whilst ...


    By Casella

  • Shawcity Seminar 4: Sound, Noise and Vibration

    On Tuesday 8th November 2016 Shawcity hosted their final seminar of the 2016 series for the occupational hygiene, health and safety and environmental industries. With a focus on Sound, Noise and Vibration the seminar guest speakers included industry experts from 3M, Adnitt Acoustics, Addiscombe Environmental Consultants Limited as well as Shawcity. We welcomed delegates from ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • 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. Watch video here. Introducing the Revo™ Vibration Meter ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Global noise measurement experts since 1969

    Pulsar Instruments plc (UK) have been recognised as trusted global noise experts for 50 years. Starting out as an engineer-led concern in Silicon Valley, California in 1969, Pulsar Instruments has represented the gold standard for noise measurement and has contributed significantly to a change in the way noise, and in particular noise at work, is currently monitored, helping protect ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Exposure to Vibration: Do You Know the Limit?

    Approximately two million people in UK workplaces are at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, commonly referred to as HAVs.[1] In the engineering industry, many workers are required to operate hand-held power tools and other hand-guided equipment as part of their job, exposing them to potentially ...


    By Casella

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