chapter  18
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Reducing hand–arm vibration risks

In implementing an HAV management strategy based on a hierarchy of control

(see Chapter 15), a clear distinction needs to be drawn between the various types

of measure which can be implemented:

1. There are a number of strategies which either reduce vibration levels at the

tool handle or which reduce exposure time. Any of these measures will reduce

the assessed dose and also reduce the risk of the development of HAVS.