raynauds syndrome

Raynaud’s Syndrome: Claim Compensation For Vibration Related Conditions At Work

Using a site visitor’s question relating to Raynaud’s Syndrome – find out how to know when yo can claim compensation for vibration related conditions developed from work exposure.

Raynaud’s Syndrome Question

Can I claim compensation for Raynauds Syndrome caused by vibrating machinery in the workplace?

I have been diagnosed with a medical condition known as Raynaud’s phenomenon and I wish to know whether it is possible to make a claim for compensation against my employer for industrial injury and if so how much I can claim.

To decide if you can make a claim for Raynaud’s syndrome – you should consider the following:

1. Did your job entail the use of vibrating machinery?

Raynaud’s syndrome can be developed in many ways some of which are totally unrelated to the working environment.

Certain jobs, however, are known to cause Raynaud’s phenomenon, such as the use of vibrating tools or machinery.

See our vibration white finger compensation article to learn of other injuries vibrating tools can cause.

vibration related work equipment
Vibration Related Work Equipment

2. Medical expert evidence to prove the cause of your Raynaud’s disease

If you did use vibrating tools at work – to prove your employer was at fault your solicitor would need to show that you had excessive exposure to vibration without adequate PPE (personal protection equipment).

In addition your solicitor would need to obtain a medical report from an independent consultant to show that it was the vibrating tools and not some other cause which lead you to develop Raynaud’s Syndrome.

3. Compensation payout amounts for vibration conditions

See our hand arm vibration claim amounts article to see examples of how much compensation you can claim for all manner of occupational vibration related condition..

We offer a number of online specialist solicitor free legal help options. For example – ask a solicitor a question (on the phone or online) or have your claim assessed.

Should have used vibrating tools in the workplace – why not arrange a callback to discuss your exposure and potential Raynaud’s syndrome compensation claim.