Train drivers can pursue repetitive strain claims

Source: on 2009-12-14 07:00:00

Three train drivers who developed carpal tunnel syndrome will share over £20,000 in damages following a groundbreaking court judgement.The drivers - all members of rail union ASLEF - developed the condition, which is often caused by pressure on a nerve in the wrist due to repetitive movements, while working for Arriva Trains Wales at its Carmarthen depot. ASLEF's general secretary Keith Norman said the decision set a precedent for all ...

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