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    HAVS TRAINING

    HSL provide HAVS training for construction sector 

    The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) is offering a training course in collaboration with Constructing Better Health which will focus on HAVS in the construction industry. The course is entitled ‘Tiered Approach to Health Surveillance of HAVS – The Role of the Responsible Person’ and will be held at HSL, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire on 22 January 2009.

    This is a one-day event designed to provide an overview of the regulations, risk assessment and measurement, with more detailed information about how to implement a health surveillance programme, specifically the role of the responsible person. Sessions will be included on the health effects and classification of HAVS.

    HSL has contributed to the preparation of the COVAWR and HSE guidance on the regulations. HSL makes hand arm vibration measurements on behalf of HSE and has conducted HSE-funded research for the input into, and validation of, international standards for instrumentation, machinery, control measures and personal protective equipment.

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