Vibration White Finger
Vibration White Finger a common symptom of Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) a condition usually suffered as a result of frequent and repeated use of vibrating tools. Hand-arm vibration syndrome can cause permanent damage to fingers, hands and arms with symptoms such as numbness, tingling (pins and needles) or muscle weakness and can result in two forms of permanent ill health know as:
- Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS); and
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
Vibration White Finger is a familiar condition experienced by workers in Construction, engineering or factory environments, that frequently and repeatedly use hand held vibrating tools or machinery. Symptoms of these illnesses can come and go but continued exposure to vibration could cause prolonged or permanent damage and trigger discomfort, worry and sleep disruption which could interfere with your ability to work or complete everyday tasks.
Vibration White Finger Personal Injury Compensation
If you work in this type of environment and work with vibrating machinery or tools, your Employer has a duty of care to ensure that accurate safety procedures are in place to reduce these symptoms whilst providing continued advice, training and information to employees on the risks and actions in place to reduce the risks of Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome on a day to day basis.
There are various requirements and conditions that will govern a successful result when making a compensation claim for Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome so it is important that you contact a specialist Personal Injury Solicitor who is experienced in seeking compensation for Industrial Diseases and or workplace injuries.
If you feel that your Employer has been negligent in their provision of the safety measures required by law and in their duty of care; and you can prove there is a direct link between your condition and the work you have been contracted to do, then you may be eligible to make a claim for White Finger or Industrial Injury Compensation.
How We Can Help You
Our expert Personal Injury solicitors deal with thousands of Workplace Accident Claims and can provide you with excellent advice and legal representation for your Vibration White Finger injuries, ensuring you get all the support and help you need. We can help you claim compensation for your injuries as well as lost earnings and any healthcare costs you may incur. If you believe you are entitled to make a claim, our accident at work solicitors will assist you in thoroughly documenting the circumstances which surrounded your injury, creating a detailed account about the impact of your accident or injury on your physical and mental wellbeing.
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