Training

Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) Training

Health and safety law requires you the employer to protect all your employees from the risks of developing Hand Arm Vibration syndrome. In order to protect your employees you must educate and train them regarding the health risks of HAVs and you must also manage and control the risks with regards to the safe use and operation of the equipment they use. Here at Fivesquared we provide comprehensive training and awareness courses on the subjects of HAVs which are aimed at hands on operatives and management. Our Courses vary in content and can be modified to meet individual client requirements if you so wish

Level 1 Training

Level 1 Training and awareness course for hands on operatives

Some of the topics covered are..

  • What is HAVS?
  • Current legislation on HAVS
  • What causes HAVS?
  • Recognize the symptoms of HAVS.
  • General HAVS advice.
  • What to do if you have HAVS.
  • How is Hand Arm Vibration Measured.
  • How to reduce the risk.
  • Question and answer paper.

General course files and folders are issued along with certificates of attendance enabling you to record the training session on employee personnel files.

Contact us to enquire about course fees.

Level 2 Training

Level 2 Training / Awareness Course for supervisors and managers

Some of the topics covered are..

  • Introduction to HAVS?
  • Symptoms and effects of HAVS.
  • Measurement and definitions of HAV.
  • HAV test procedure.
  • The daily/weekly levels.
  • Tool and equipment purchasing.
  • Vibration reduction recommendations (employer).
  • Legal requirements and current legislation.
  • Managing Vibration exposure.
  • Question and answer paper.

General course files and folders are issued along with certificates of attendance enabling you to record the training session on employee personnel files.

Contact us to enquire about course fees.

Whole Body Vibration (WBV) Training

Health and safety law requires you the employer to protect all your employees from the risks of developing Whole Body Vibration syndrome. In order to protect your employees you must educate and train them regarding the health risks of WBV and you must also manage and control the risks with regards to the safe use and operation of the equipment they use. Here at Fivesquared we provide comprehensive training and awareness courses on the subject of WBV which are aimed at hands on operatives and management. Our courses vary in content and can be modified to meet individual client requirements if you so wish.

Some of the topics covered are..

  • What is WBVS?
  • Current legislation on WBVS.
  • What causes WBVS.
  • Recognize the symptoms of WBVS.
  • General WBVS advice.
  • What to do if you have WBVS.
  • How is Whole Body Vibration Measured.
  • How to reduce the risk.
  • Question and answer paper.

General course files and folders are issued along with certificates of attendance enabling you to record the training session on employee personnel files.

Contact us to enquire about course fees.

Noise Training

Many people are exposed to harmful levels of noise at work. Unless properly protected they will suffer from noise induced hearing loss. You the employer has an obligation to ensure not only are your workforce fully protected from the effects of noise but that your workforce are fully trained and educated of the risks associated with over exposure to Noise. Here at Fivesquared we provide comprehensive training and awareness courses on the subject of noise which are aimed at both Hands on operatives and management. Our courses very in content and can be modified to meet individual client requirements if you so wish..

Some of the topics covered are..

  • What is Noise?
  • Current legislation on Noise.
  • Recognize the symptoms of Noise induced hearing loss.
  • General Noise advice.
  • What to do if you think you be suffering from a noise related illness.
  • How is Noise Measured.
  • How to reduce the risk.
  • Question and answer paper.

General course files and folders are issued along with certificates of attendance enabling you to record the training session on employee personnel files.

Contact us to enquire about course fees.

Tool Maintenance and Care

Plant and equipment used in industry are by the very nature of the tasks they have to perform, subject to wear and tear. As such they require periodic maintenance to maintain optimum efficiency, or to correct any problems occurring in their operation. This maintenance is of prime importance in prolonging the life of these (usually expensive) tools and equipment and protecting those operating these tools from the hazardous effects of vibration, noise, dust ect A poorly maintained tool can significantly jeopardize the safety of the operator, and increase the likelihood of tool failure at an often critical time. Our courses very in content and can be modified to meet individual client requirements if you so wish.

Some of the topics covered are..

  • What is tool maintenance?
  • Why is it so important?
  • How often should maintenance be carried out?
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Vibration reduction measures
  • Operator Safety
  • Usage of correct consumables
  • Daily tool check points
  • Correct fuel mixtures and settings

General course files and folders are issued along with certificates of attendance enabling you to record the training session on employee personnel files.

Contact us to enquire about course fees.