Last updated on January 8th, 2016 at 04:00 pm
What’s vibration white finger?
Vibration white finger is a condition that affects the hands and fingers. It can affect anyone who’s had frequent exposure to high levels of vibration. It can be a permanent condition, for which there is no effective treatment.
The most common symptoms include tingling and numbness in the hands and fingers, particularly in cold weather.
What’s the most common cause of vibration white finger?
The most common cause of vibration white finger is through contact with vibrating tools such as:
- Hammers and jigger picks
- Vibrating pokers
- Vibratory compactors
- Concrete breakers
- Sanders and angle grinders
- Hammer drills and jigsaws
Your employer has a duty of care to protect you from health and safety risks posed by using this type of equipment.
How can Graysons help?
Our personal injury specialists have many years’ experience of helping clients, from all types of industry, to win compensation for vibration white finger.
In the past we have acted for many former mine workers, both on a private basis and union assisted. We have built up a wealth of expertise in this area of occupational illness law and have recovered tens of thousands of pounds in compensation for miners.
If you think that you’re suffering from vibration white finger as a result of your work, and want to claim compensation, contact us now for a free initial consultation where we can assess your claim.