HAVS is more common amongst those working with hand-held power tools and holding material in place for machining. Prolonged exposure to vibration can lead to damage to the hand(s), which may eventually lead to HAVS.
Latus Health provides:
Tier 2 HAVS: Annual Screening
Tier 3 HAVS: Clinical Assessment
Tier 4 HAVS: Formal Diagnosis
Common symptoms of HAVS are:
Impaired circulation (leading to Vibration White Finger), Reduced sense of touch, Numbness, Reduced manual dexterity, Tingling, Stiffness of the joints ,Reduced grip strength
Musculoskeletal MSK health surveillance, testing and monitoring for employees to maintain and improve health and wellbeing.
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