Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

the current medical description of what used to include vibration induced white finger, a condition often suffered by workers using vibrating power tools and often litigated. In such cases use is made of the Taylor Pelmear Scale and the Stockholm Scale as ways of indicating the severity of the disease.
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Prolonged exposure to vibration can be painful, causing back pain and white finger syndrome.
VIBRATION white finger syndrome and respiratory disease are things which former coal miners and their families know only too well.
CARMARTHEN: Carmarthen East and Dinefwr MP Adam Price is calling on former miners who believe they are eligible for compensation for vibration white finger syndrome to make sure they make their claims before October 31.