Vibration (HAVS)

Vibrations (HAVS)

Has your workforce received sufficient vibration (HAVS) training?
Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) causes numbness and uncomfortable sensations in the fingers, hands and arms. Vibrations from tools can travel through a worker’s hands and arms in as few as 6 months. 

The syndrome commonly manifests as Vibration white finger or Carpal tunnel syndrome. The latest annual statistics showed 180 claims were made for vibration syndrome and 145 for Carpal tunnel syndrome.

What does the course cover?

  • The science behind vibrations (HAVS)
  • Symptoms of HAVS
  • The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005
  • Vibration exposure levels

Training Outcomes

  • Know what Vibrations is and the dangers associated with HAVS
  • Know your responsibilities under the regulations
  • Know what vibration exposure levels are.

Vibration Course Modules

  • What is HAVS?
  • The Symptoms.
  • Citation and Commencement.
  • Exposure Limit Values and Action Values

Test & Certification

At the end of the Vibration (HAVS) training, you will be given a multiple-choice test. The required pass rate is 85%. You will be able to download and print a digital certificate on completion of the course. This certificate is valid for three years.


Main Course: Approximately 28 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exam). 

Complete your training from anywhere at any time, whether at home or in the workplace.