VWF or HAVS Claims
VWH or HAVS is a work-related condition caused by excessive exposure to vibrating power tools.
Employees that have used vibrating power tools over long periods of time can develop vibration white finger also known as hand arm vibration syndrome. Vibrating power tools often linked to the onset and cause of vibration white finger or hand arm vibration syndrome include pneumatic drills, grinders, chainsaws, concrete breakers, sanders, hammer drills and heavy duty gardening power tools. Symptoms commonly include coldness, numbness, whitening and tingling of the fingers. If you develop symptoms you should consult your GP and report your condition immediately to your employer as prolonged exposure can result in more severe symptoms.
You should also seek urgent legal advice, as there are time limits for bringing claims for compensation for compensation for VWF or HAVS.
We will provide independent and impartial advice to you. We never act for insurance companies or employers.
Our initial advice will be free and, if we take your case on, we will offer you a no win no fee agreement if you do not have legal expenses insurance cover or are not a member of a Trade Union.
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