Guidance,  Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs),  Regulations and how they relate to each other.       The purpose of this article is to explain how guidance, codes of practice and regulations interact with each other. A lot of confusion surrounds this interaction, in particular what is classed as law and must be done, and what isn’t (but you’re best off following the advice!) It […]

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Further Action On Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome has been requested by the BDA. The British Drilling Association has identified the need to further address Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).   The use of more and more powered tools creating vibration has lead to a greater increase in HAVS which can lead to painful disorders of […]

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