Hire Industry Turns Focus to HAVS
Monday, April 9th, 2012
on behalf of HAVmeter Vibration Safety
PR in Scotland for Reactec with Trade Press
One of Europe’s leading hire and tool trade associations is expanding its focus on hand arm vibration safety by recruiting a leading hand arm vibration specialists as one of its newest members.
Reactec, which is one the UK’s leading vibration safety specialists has joined the Hire Association Europe, whose membership encompasses companies from the tool, equipment and plant hire sectors.
The firm’s HAVmeter device which measures the amount of vibration employees are exposed to when using power tools is keen to use its membership to increase the information available on HAVS management.
Jim O’Hagan, managing director of Reactec said: “We are delighted to have become a full member of the Hire Association Europe, the leading trade association in Europe.
“The HAVmeter serves a valuable purpose for the tool hire industry, helping employers and employees monitor and control the exposure to HAVS as well as ensuring are well educated in preventative measures and means of continual monitoring.
“We are keen to use our membership with the HAE in the most positive way and hope it will help us to make HAVS management higher on the list of issues within the tool hire industry. It also allows us to further raise the benefits of our solution across the UK and Europe.”We look forward to working with the HAE and hope that our relationship will help continue to raise awareness of the importance of vibration health and safety.”