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Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) Testing


HAV Control Limited specialises in the Vibration Measurement and Management of HAV (Hand Arm Vibration) in the workplace with over 25 years of experience.

Tailored packages are offered to suit your organisation’s Health and Safety requirements and working procedures, in measuring tools and equipment in the workplace. These tests are carried out as the operator is likely to use the equipment to carry out routine tasks. By measuring equipment in a working environment it allows for accurate and realistic data to be captured which provides a more accurate risk assessment to be compiled. We can work with you to ensure that your HAV Risk Assessment provides suitable and effective measures in providing protection to your workforce.

HAV Control Limited provide a nationwide testing service across a broad spectrum of industries from SME’s to large blue chip organisations including – aerospace, construction, engineering, local councils, grounds maintenance, emergency services, forestry, mines, quarries and many more.

HAVS is Preventable, but once the Damage is done it is Permanent - HAVS is Serious and Disabling!
Hav Control specialists in vibration management
Hav Control offers quality vibration analysis


  • Carry out On-Site Vibration Measurements in accordance with BS EN ISO 5349-2 with Real Time Vibration Data being gathered Hav Control
  • Colour coded with HAV Tags/labels if required
  • A professional report is produced (in printed and electronic format) stating the findings of the vibration signatures and recommendations - ensuring that HAV data is presented in an easy to read format and step by step guidance on how best to manage HAV in the workplace
  • Compare test findings against EAV (Exposure Action Value) and ELV (Exposure Limit Value) (in accordance with The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005
  • Highlighting any potential high risk work processes which are likely to cause harm to operators
  • Discuss in further detail corrective actions if required and suggest a simplistic way of implementing an effective HAV’s Management Plan
  • Advise on controlling vibration in the workplace including alternative low vibration equipment should it be available or Monitoring equipment if required