Hand Arm Vibration (Chainsaws)
Pontrilas Safety Note
This guidance is set to achieve the following points identified from our daily site visits and contractor feedback / discussions:
- • Identify what Hand Arm Vibration (HAVs) is within the forestry workplace
- • How do we reduce it in our planning and operations?
- • Methods of implementation within the business
The aim is to ensure by the end of this guidance as a Contractor you are able to understand what is needed to comply with the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005. This regulation covers both HAVs and Whole-Body Vibration (WBA), we will focus on HAVs in this safety Note.