Independent report

Dupuytren’s contracture due to hand-transmitted vibration: IIAC report

A report on adding Dupuytren’s contracture to the list of Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit diseases.

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Dupuytren’s contracture due to hand-transmitted vibration

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Welsh summary: Crebachdod Dupuytren oherwydd dirgryniad a drosglwyddir â llaw

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This report reviews the link between work with hand-held vibratory tools and a disorder of the hand called Dupuytren’s contracture. It sets out the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council’s (IIAC’s) reasons and recommends that Dupuytren’s contracture be added to the list of prescribed diseases for which Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) is payable.

Published 8 May 2014