Technologies HAV Heritage Health And Safety

by Laura Berry

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

HAVmeter, PR ScotlandHAVmeter makes PR Scotland vibrations with headlines in Edinburgh daily.

The Edinburgh Evening News has featured an article on how the HAVmeter technology developed by vibration experts Reactec have been used to help reduce the effects that vibrations can have on users of a wide range of construction equipment.

Specifically the machines are helping workers at Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Park, manage the risks of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) whilst working with vibrating power tools and equipment.

Commonly known as ‘vibration white finger’ the disease can result in damage to the nerves and blood loss to the hand.

Jim O’Hagan, Managing Director of Reactec Ltd quotes in the article: “We’re delighted our HAVmeter technology is being used to maintain safety levels on some of Scotland’s most historic sites”

The article in Edinburgh Evening News was secured as part of a sustained PR campaign carried out on behalf of Reactec by public relations agency Holyrood PR.

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