Hand Arm Vibration Toolbox Talk (UK) Mobile App
The operation of hand-arm held vibration tools can be a health and safety risk.
How does it work?
Vibration exposure from tools such as road breakers, lawn-mowers, pedestal grinders or other vibrating tools can result in hand arm vibration syndrome or other physical problems in the hands and arms. These conditions occur when contact with vibrating tools or the work process is a regular part of a person’s job. Symptoms include tingling or numbness in the fingers, lack of feeling, loss of strength in hands, loss of color in hands (blanching) or hands becoming red and painful. The Hand Vibration Toolbox Talk (UK) app offers guidance and contains a chart illustrating decibel ratings of hand-arm vibration tools and their risks. Laws require that employers make every effort to is eliminate or at least reduce exposure to high levels of vibration.
You can find more Toolbox Talk forms for the UK in the GoCanvas store.