Company Fined after Workers’ Ten-Year HAVS Exposure

Hand Arm Vibrtaion Syndrome

A train refurbishment firm has been fined after workers were exposed to hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) from 2005 to 2015. HAVS is transmitted into workers’ hands and arms by using vibrating hand held power tools and hand guided equipment. Nearly two million people in the UK are said to be at risk of developing HAVS. […]