Vibration Hazards in Mining: Protecting Miners from Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

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While Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome has many names, the symptoms are all too familiar; tingling and loss of sensation in the fingers, pain and cold sensations, and loss of grip strength. When hands are repeatedly exposed to vibrations, they are at high risk for this injury. This week’s Blog from Superior Glove talks about HVAS and their solutions for PPE that effectively protects hands against vibration hazards.