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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She has more than 15 years representing victims of industrial disease and serious injury and although she specialises in mesothelioma and other asbestos related cases, Lesley has also represented those with occupational asthma, hand arm vibration syndrome and other work related upper limb disorders.
PULSAR INSTRUMENTS says its newest product the Pulsar vB Hand Arm Vibration Meter is the ideal instrument to measure the vibration of power tools to help protect workers from Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) and Vibration white finger.
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 http://www.patient.co.uk/health/Hand-Arm-Vibration-Syndrome.htm (accessed 7-18-2015)
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.