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Hand-arm vibration: HSE publishes new inspection and enforcement guidance

HAV Inspection and Enforcement Guidance document replaces the Topic Inspection Pack on Hand-arm Vibration. Read More

Not so good vibrations – Prosecutions for failures to adequately manage the risks from vibration remain a priority for the HSE

Amy Sadro, Principal Associate in Eversheds Sutherland’s Environment, Health and Safety Team and Dr Chris Nelson, a Principal Consultant and specialist Read More

Performing health/medical surveillance: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The HSE has issued guidance for occupational health providers, appointed doctors and employers. In the light of advice from Public Health England on COVID-19, HSE has set out in the guidance, what it describes as a proportionate and flexible approach to enable health/medical surveillance to continue. Read More

HAVS diagnosis leads to sentencing for firm and director

A rock drilling and cliff stabilisation firm and its director have been sentences after multiple workers were diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome. Read More

HAVS: Firm fined for putting workers’ health at risk

HSE found no measures had been put in place to control exposure to vibration when using pneumatic tools and nothing was implemented to control workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica while stripping and replacing furnace linings. Read More

Tackling occupational hygiene

The collective movement for solving issues surrounding work related ill health continues to gain momentum, highlighted in the HSE Help Read More

Workplace monitoring: Who, what, when, why, how?

By Jim Struthers, Casella sales manager In my previous articles in this series for SHP readers (United worker responsibility: Critical Read More

£200k fine following HAVS cases

A pipe manufacturing company based in Newport has been fined for safety failings after seven reported cases of Hand Arm Read More

Exposure to vibration lands companies in court

Two Derbyshire-based construction firms have been sentenced to fines totalling nearly £300,000 for safety breaches as a result of separate Read More

Writing a sound masking specification

By Niklas Moeller High percentages of open plan space, low partitions and movable walls are just a few of the Read More



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