Freedom of information response

Hand-arm vibration syndrome

Publication date: 
Monday 1 August 2022

1. The total amount you have paid in compensation for hand-arm vibration syndrome (also known as "vibration white finger") for the financial year 2021/22.

2.  The total number of claims for hand-arm vibration syndrome (also known as  "vibration white finger") for the financial year 2021/22 for which you have paid compensation.

3. What plans (if any) you have to use modern technology for road works and repairs to avoid hand-arm vibration syndrome (also known as "vibration white finger").


1. None

2. None

3. We currently use a havwear, although following a review we are now looking to move away from it with a view to implementing a manually managed exposure time monitor system:

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Request reference:
FOI 11863