Programme

08.55

Registration

09.00

Update – HSE guidance, IIAC report, H&S sentencing
guidelines, recent prosecutions

10.00

HAVS surveillance and COVID-19

10.40

Coffee

11.00

Revise diagnostic criteria:
• Vascular • Sensori-neural • Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Revise staging and management

12.40

Lunch

13.30

Case management of employees with HAVS (including an opportunity
to submit examples of your own cases for discussion)

15.00

Tea

15.20

Further discussion of difficult cases

16.20

End of day

Benefits of attending

  • Enhance your knowledge and skills
    This one day refresher course is designed to enhance your skills to enable you to appropriately manage those identified as having symptoms associated with vibration exposure.Based on the outcome of health surveillance, it will enable you to:
    • Minimise risk of progression
    • Maximise chance of improvement
    • Reduce financial/legal implications
  • Gain up-to-date and in-depth guidance on the following areas:
    • Understand the latest guidance and recent case law
    • HAVS surveillance and COVID-19 – and the use of remote health surveillance
    • Diagnostic criteria
    • Case management
  • Put theory into practice with real-life case studies
    As well as in-depth case study examples provided as part of the training, there is an opportunity to submit examples of your own cases for discussion, so that you can learn from real examples and share best practice.
  • Receive printed documentation for future reference

Who should attend?

This training is designed for occupational health professionals who have attended the Faculty of Occupational Medicine approved two-day HAVS training course.

About our expert tutor

Dr Roger Cooke is a consultant in occupational medicine, and honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Birmingham. His experience and interest in vibration-related disease extends over 40 years, including clinical practice, teaching, advising industry and specialist groups, writing on the subject and acting as expert witness in legal proceedings. He is the author of the book, Hand–arm vibration syndrome: a guide for occupational health practitioners, published by The At Work Partnership in 2020.

Attendees at this training course will be offered a £10 discount on the purchase of this book with their conference administration details.

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