vibration white finger


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vibration white finger

One of the VIBRATION-INDUCED DISORDERS.
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Vibration White Finger (VWF) is an industrial injury which mostly affects those using hand-held vibrating tools such as chain-saws, concrete breakers, disc cutters, sanders and more.
With over 20 years of experience in industrial disease personal injury claims and especially industrial deafness and vibration white finger, he will make a big contribution to an already strong team.
Former pitman Tony Crew, 67, who won compensation for vibration white finger, had pounds 352 charges taken out and paid to Vendside.
A total of pounds 103m has also been paid out in respect of vibration white finger, the deadline for which was October, 2002.
These include vibration white finger, carpal tunnel syndrome, sensory nerve damage and muscle and joint damage of the hands and arms.
Sivyer Steel's goal was to reduce the cases of carpal tunnel syndrome, vibration white finger and hand-arm syndrome that are prevalent with vibration-intensive, manual labor.
Beresfords Solicitors in Doncaster, S Yorks, acted in more than 83,000 cases of pulmonary disease and more than 14,500 cases of Vibration White Finger, caused by using power tools.
The courts decided in 1998 that miners suffering from lung disease and vibration white finger deserved compensation - by then British Coal's liabilities had been transferred to the Government, so the money had to come from public funds.
It is a bit like when Tony Blair reversed a decision regarding Vibration White Finger.
Council worker Mr Llewellyn has received pounds 3,000 after suffering from vibration white finger - a painful condition usually associated with the mining industry.
He also claimed care allowance for help in dressing, washing and preparing meals, as he suffered from vibration white finger and had the onset of carpal tunnel syndrome.

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