vibration white finger

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vibration white finger

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(Physiology) a condition affecting workers using vibrating machinery, which causes damage to the blood vessels and nerves of the fingers and leads to a permanent loss of feeling
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Company officers had also admitted charges that four employees had been diagnosed with Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) as a result of regular use of percussive or vibrating tools, and these had not been reported to the relevant enforcing authority.
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is caused by vibration exposure to the body and research has shown that up to two million industry employees are at a potentially dangerous level of risk.
It comes as a 44-yearold Gateshead man won compensation after developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) because of his work.
The condition is also known as Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) as the condition can easily affect the rest of the arm.