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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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.
Two cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) had been reported in December 2006.