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The At Work Partnership, Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome for OH Technicians and Nurses

Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) for Occupational Health Technicians and Nurses

Wednesday 17th April, Birmingham

Course tutor: Dr Roger Cooke, consultant in occupational medicine, and a leading expert in hand-arm vibration syndrome

Are you getting started in HAVS? Do you want to improve your confidence, knowledge and skills? For OH technicians and screening nurses, with no prior knowledge of HAVS, this new introductory course may meet your needs. This one-day face-to-face training course is designed specifically for OH technicians and screening nurses to provide background knowledge to assist in their role undertaking delegated tasks for statutory health surveillance.

Course testimonial from previous delegate:

“A very worthwhile day, providing informative and relevant content, delivered in an interesting way that will enhance practice” - Occupational Health Nurse

How will attending this training benefit you?

You will gain:

• Detailed background knowledge of hand transmitted vibration, its health effects and symptoms

• Comprehension of the legal requirements relevant for workers exposed to hand transmitted vibration

• An understanding of your role in undertaking delegated tasks for statutory health surveillance at Tiers 1, 2 or 3, and how you can work under supervision to assist suitably qualified occupational health staff

• Hands on, practical experience of how to conduct different assessments for HAVS

• Improved confidence in your HAVS knowledge and skills

Who is the training designed for?

This training is designed for OH technicians and screening nurses that are new to HAVS (little or no experience). Previous experience of HAVS is not essential, but experience in OH is required.

For the full course programme and to book online click here.

EARLY BIRD OFFER - Book and pay before 26 February 2024 and save £70 + VAT!

April 17th, 2024 from  9:00 AM to  5:00 PM
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