What has been done to protect 600,000 people injured at work each year?

In 2016, the Health & Safety Executive reported that there had been 621,000 non-fatal injuries to workers. According to that same report, only around 12% of accidents were officially reported (under RIDDOR) by the employer. From this data, we can calculate that around 8,000 non-fatal injuries at work occur each year in Suffolk alone (the HSE regional data […]

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Engineer recovers £17,500 after slipping at customer’s premises

The claimant worked as an engineer and was attending a customer’s site to perform maintenance work to their vehicles. He slipped whilst walking across the customer’s work-yard on ice. The ice had formed from water that had collected as a result of a leaking tap. Liability was admitted but, despite the claimant suffering a clear and significant shoulder […]

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