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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Two cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) had been reported in December 2006.
Claire Hodgson specialises in cases of hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), typically known as vibration white finger, as well as noise-induced hearing loss, asbestosis, mesothelioma and other conditions caused at work.
He specialises in defending claims for industrial diseases including Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) claims in heavy industry and dermatological and respiratory claims in light industry, manufacturing and other non-traditional work-places.