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VISIT TO GP TRIGGERED HSE HAVS INVESTIGATION

Posted on 19th November 2016
Court imposes £250,000 fine after HAVS management failings uncovered

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HSE HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION FACTS POSTER

Posted on 8th September 2016
Regulator looks to raise health risks profile with construction workers

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COUNCIL PUTS £2 MILLION INTO HAVS RISK FUND

Posted on 3rd May 2016
HSE investigate HAVS incidence in grounds maintenance staff

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VIBRATION RISK NOT MANAGED EFFECTIVELY

Posted on 26th April 2016
HAVS and carpel tunnel syndrome cases end in £280,000 fine

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CHIEFS HEALTH SUMMIT

Posted on 22nd January 2016
Vital that industry takes action to improve health as well as safety

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VIBRATION RISKS IGNORED BY FIRM FOR MANY YEARS

Posted on 21st December 2015
HAVS sufferers highlight the full impact on their lives

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STONE MASONRY FIRM FAILS ON SILICA AND HAVS

Posted on 23rd November 2015
Company owner fined over lack of health protection

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HSE FAILING IN DUTY ON HEALTH PROTECTION?

Posted on 12th November 2015
British Medical Journal article condemns regulator enforcement

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RESEARCH EXPOSES LACK OF CERTAINTY ON HAVS

Posted on 24th August 2015
HSE report fails to identify precise exposure-outcome relationship

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FIRM FINED £100K OVER HAVS INACTION

Posted on 23rd June 2015
Failure to protect inexplicable and highly culpable

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HAVS RISK TO 400 WORKERS REMAINED UNCONTROLLED

Posted on 5th November 2014
Health surveillance “came too late” for active HAVs prevention

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VIEWS ON HAND ARM VIBRATION AND GLOVES

Posted on 3rd November 2014
Supplier suggests no easy answers on vibration gloves

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HSE HEALTH WEBPAGES UPDATED AND REVISED

Posted on 29th September 2014
hselogo1Changes reflect raised inspection & enforcement on health risks

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HSE CALL ON ALL TO ‘THINK HEALTH AS WELL AS SAFETY’

Posted on 22nd September 2014
Industry braced for action on construction dust and other health hazards

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INDUSTRY LEADERS RISE TO “THINK HEALTH” CHALLENGE

Posted on 29th August 2014
hselogo1Collaboration and CONIAC ‘branding and sharing’ are way forward

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: PERSONAL HAVS METER

Posted on 31st July 2014
World’s first personal hand-arm vibration exposure meter

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OVER 50% OF PROJECTS FAIL HSE ‘HEALTH CHECK’

Posted on 22nd July 2014
hselogo1Chief Inspector condemns ‘unacceptable toll of ill-health’

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MASSIVE FINE OVER HAVS AND CARPEL TUNNEL HARM

Posted on 21st July 2014
Action not taken on company Safety Committee request

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HSE CONSTRUCTION HEALTH RISKS BLITZ STARTS

Posted on 24th June 2014
Projects challenged on health with “full weight of the law”

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FIRM FINED OVER VIBRATING HAND TOOL FAILINGS

Posted on 20th December 2013
Control of vibration risk ignored over years results in health damage

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DOUBT CAST ON VIBRATION REDUCING RETROFITS

Posted on 19th November 2013
Chisel sleeves only shown to reduce vibration to the user and exposure

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SECOND HSE HAVS PROSECUTION IN ONE WEEK

Posted on 20th August 2013
Incurable condition and will affect the workers for the rest of their lives

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MAJOR PLC FAILED TO ASSESS VIBRATION RISK

Posted on 20th August 2013
HSE prosecute after worker develops carpal tunnel syndrome

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INADEQUATE NOISE EMMISION DATA IS WIDESPREAD

Posted on 22nd May 2013
Suppliers and manufacturers fail to provide required information

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HAND ARM VIBRATION HARM RISK MISSED

Posted on 25th March 2013
Damage and fine highlight need to assess and act on HAVS risk

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HEALTH SURVEILLANCE AND REDUCING ILL-HEALTH

Posted on 31st January 2013
New HSE website aims to demystify HS requirements

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RARE HAND ARM VIBRATION PROSECUTION

Posted on 15th January 2013
Fine follows failure to assess and manage vibration risk

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FREE HEALTHY HALF-DAY EVENT AT CHELTENHAM RACES

Posted on 18th December 2012
WWT provide help and guidance on a range of health issues

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HAND ARM VIBRATION AND NOISE HEALTH SURVEILLANCE

Posted on 9th October 2012
Construction and other high risk sectors failing to monitor HAVS / Noise damage

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HEALTH SCREENING FIRM FINED FOR USING UNQUALIFIED STAFF

Posted on 29th March 2012
Hand Arm Vibration tests carried out by persons lacking necessary training

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DEMOLITION FEDERATION ISSUE REVISED CRUSHER GUIDE

Posted on 10th January 2012
NFDC publication aims to provide demolition industry specific standard

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REDUCING ILL HEALTH IN PAVING ROAD AND HIGHWAYS WORK

Posted on 7th August 2011
HSE to launch new industry supply chain project on health issues 

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RESEARCH ON VIBRATION POSES MORE QUESTIONS

Posted on 25th May 2011
Use of the manufacturer data could cause serious underestimates of the risks

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ANTI-VIBRATION GLOVES RESEARCH PUBLISHED

Posted on 4th May 2010
Gloves ‘cannot be relied upon’ to reduce an operator exposure

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH DEVELOPMENTS

Posted on 8th March 2010
‘Fit Notes’ and Health Adviceline to support earlier returns to work

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DESIGNING FOR LOW NOISE AND VIBRATION

Posted on 12th January 2010
Low noise and vibration equipment for European markets

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VIBRATION RISK

Posted on 30th January 2009
Euro H&S Agency publish expert report on vibration risks

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