The pain of vibration white finger
Do you suffer from the debilitating effects of vibration white finger? If so, it could be as a direct result of your working environment. If you feel your employer did not or does not adequately protect you as an employee, you could have a claim for compensation. Read on and find out if our lawyer in Laxey could be the right solicitor for the job…
What is vibration white finger?
When we use vibrating equipment, unknowingly, we can damage the nerves in our hands. In most cases, the use of home appliances such as mixers do not cause too much of a problem, simply because we use for short periods of time, every now and then.
But for some claimants, vibration white finger is something they have been living with for some time and is as a direct result of working with heavy, vibrating machinery for long periods of time.
Can vibration white finger be prevented?
The only way to truly avoid it, is not to use vibrating machinery, especially not of the heavy industrial kind. But, if this is unavoidable, then your employer must ensure under health and safety guidelines that;
- Employees who regularly use vibrating equipment have adequate breaks away from using the machinery
- And, if white finger has been formerly diagnosed that employees do NOT us vibrating machinery.
Our lawyer in Laxey knows the pain of living with vibration white finger!
Over time, the condition affects the nerves and when blood returns to the fingers, they can be incredibly painful. People who have this condition also find that cold winters, ice and snow affects they hands as they circulation is poor. In worse case scenarios, some people face losing their fingers as a result of their nerves being so badly damaged and their circulation compromised to such an extent, that using their fingers is almost impossible.
How do you know you have a case and that our lawyer in Laxey could help you?
Without contacting Accident Advice Helpline, you may never know! Don’t let this opportunity to claim compensation pass you by. You can contact us by calling 0800 689 0500 at a time that suits you.
Or, you may prefer to log on to our website and use our online contact us form. You simply complete this, send it to us and we will call you back at a time that is convenient.