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Control measure

Reduce risk from exposure to vibration

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Reducing risks from exposure to vibration

Understand:

  • The relevant regulations about the risk to health created by vibration
  • Methods to reduce the risks from exposure to hand-arm or whole-body vibration

 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Ensure personnel follow service procedures when operating equipment that can cause hand-arm or whole-body vibration

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify where exposure to hand-arm or whole-body vibration may affect personnel
  • Ensure service procedures are followed to mitigate the risks from exposure to vibration

Consider rotating crews using equipment that can cause hand-arm or whole-body vibration for long periods of time

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Rotate crews if the use of equipment with a risk of hand-arm or whole-body vibration needs to be used for long periods of time