A door manufacturer has been fined after a longstanding employee was exposed to hand-arm vibration.
A South Wales housing association, whose health surveillance found six cases of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), has been fined.
Wrexham County Borough Council has been prosecuted after 12 workers were found to have contracted harm-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). The authority ignored its own policies on monitoring workers’ vibration exposure while using hand-held power tools, such as lawn mowers strimmers and leaf blowers.
Some medicines and chemical substances are associated with permanent hearing loss, especially when combined with noise exposure.
The resurgent infrastructure and construction services group’s OSH head is driving down accident rates with carefully phased programmes.
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