Hand arm vibration (HAVS)

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Whole Body Vibration - QNJAC Info Sheet 7 28/2/13
This document summarises the reasons for and the provisions of The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005, focusing on Whole Body Vibration. (Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome, HAVS, is the subject of Info Sheet 8). Concluding with 'key performance indicators to consider', this information sheet has been produced by the QNJAC Target Zero Occupational Health Working Group

You can also watch a video interview on YouTube between Anthony Elgey and Joel Clarke from HAVi - Drinking Tea with HAVi, what is HAVS.

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QNJAC is a collaboration to improve safety, efficiency, and productivity. It relies on industry expertise to come together for the mutual benefit.

Here are some of the key partners actively involved in QNJAC.

EMPI Awards

Health and Safety executive (HSE)

Institute of Quarrying (IQ)

Mineral Products Association (MPA)

Mineral Products Qualification Council (MPQC)

Minerals Matter

The British Aggregate Association (BAA)

Unite - The union

University of Derby (UoD)

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