MEDICAL IN CONFIDENCE
Have you ever used hand-held vibrating tools, machines or hand-fed processes in your job?
Indicate the year of first exposure
Do you have any tingling of the fingers lasting more than 20 minutes after using vibrating equipment?
Do you have tingling of the fingers at any other time?
Do you wake at night with pain, tingling, or numbness in your hand or wrist?
Do one or more of your fingers go numb more than 20 minutes after using vibrating equipment?
Have your fingers gone white on cold exposure?
Do you have difficulty rewarming them when leaving the cold?
Whiteness means a clear discoloration of the fingers with a sharp edge, usually followed by a red flush.
Do your fingers go white at any other time?
Are you experiencing any other problems with the muscles or joints of the hands or arms?
Do you have difficulty picking up very small objects, e.g. screws or buttons or opening tight jars?
Have you ever had a neck, arm or hand injury or operation?
Have you ever had any serious diseases of joints, skin, nerves, heart or blood vessels?
Are you on any long-term medication?
I certify that all the answers given above are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.