Hand-arm vibration

Whenever you use hand-held powered work equipment, vibration can affect your hands and arms. Prolonged exposure to vibration can cause permanent changes to nerves, blood vessels, muscles and joints and can lead to hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), which can be severely disabling.

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Reference(s): IMCA SPB11
Published:October 2017
Version:New Publication
Grade:IMCA Informative Guidance

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