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HAVS HEALTH CHECK PROMPTS HSE PROSECUTION

Posted on 7th September 2017
Assessment of vibration exposure and control measures found wanting

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VIBRATION UNCONTROLLED & WORKERS UNINFORMED

Posted on 14th July 2017
Engineering firm fined £120,000 over hand-arm vibration risk

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GROUND ENGINEERS LACKED HAVS MANAGEMENT

Posted on 8th February 2017
Company failed to act after employee flagged hand-arm vibration risk

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MAJOR COMPANY FINED OVER VIBRATION ASSESSMENT

Posted on 4th January 2017

Lack of suitable and sufficient risk assessment triggers prosecution

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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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FITNESS FOR WORK ASSESSMENT TRIGGERS HAVS FINE

Posted on 19th September 2016
Assessment identified increased risk from working with vibrating tools

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ABSENCE OF HAVS RISK CONTROL ENDS IN £200K FINE

Posted on 23rd May 2016
Risk assessment, control and health surveillance missing

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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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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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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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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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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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VIBRATION RISK LEFT UNASSESSED AND UNCONTROLLED

Posted on 18th October 2013
Carpal tunnel syndrome prompts construction firm prosecution 

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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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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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RARE HAND ARM VIBRATION PROSECUTION

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

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HAND ARM VIBRATION RISK PROSECUTION CONCLUDED

Posted on 28th April 2011
Ten employees believed affected by ill health attributable to vibrating hand tools

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