vibration white finger


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vibration white finger

One of the VIBRATION-INDUCED DISORDERS.
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The judge dismissed it, ruling that not only was Mr Thomas not entitled to any more money, he probably never had vibration white finger at all.
More than 170,000 coal miners, including ones at Emley colliery and Park Mill colliery in Clayton West, are believed to have made compensation claims for conditions such as Vibration White Finger.
ment c tion 170 ha sa fipjaw " Under a 1999 Labour Government coal miners' compensation scheme more than 170,000 are believed to have been paid compensation for vibration white finger - sufferers have permanent debilitating joint and muscle damage caused by working with vibrating hand-held machinery.
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.
The Government tried to overturn a court award of pounds 5,500 in damages to a County Durham former pitman who is suffering from the painful condition vibration white finger.
She was advised by the UDM's firm Vendside to also seek a payout for the vibration white finger which plagued him.
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.
FORMER miners were flooding telephone helplines after a record pounds 500 million industrial injury compensation deal was agreed for over 40,000 victims who have lost the full use of their hands after suffering vibration white finger.
The constellation of vibration-induced signs and symptoms is referred to as hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) (sometimes called Raynaud's phenomenon of occupational origin or vibration white finger disease).
aAmbulancechasing lawyers Mellor Hargreaves Ltd drummed up businesses with adverts aimed at people who'd got compensation for vibration white finger - an industrial injury caused by repeated use of power tools.

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