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The consequences of injuries sustained whilst working with dangerous chemicals

January 10, 2014

The medical consequences of being injured by a dangerous chemical can be extremely serious. The hazard a chemical presents depends on its properties; if it is flammable or corrosive, contact could be result in burns injuries, explosive chemicals could cause injury and damage over a considerable area, whilst poisonous or radio-active chemicals might cause local […]

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Leisure centre firm fined £45,000 after burns at swimming pool

December 12, 2013

The owner of an Essex leisure centre has been heavily fined by the Crown Court after a child suffered serious burns in an accident at its premises in 2012. Leisure Connection Limited was fined £45,000 and ordered to pay substantial costs after a toddler was severely burned at their leisure centre in Great Dunmow, Essex […]

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Birmingham builders prosecuted by HSE after asbestos failings

July 9, 2013

Two Birmingham-based builders have been successfully prosecuted after they seriously breached health and safety regulations. The two self-employed builders, Mr Harnek Ram and Mr Gulzar Singh, were prosecuted by the HSE after they illegally removed and broke up asbestos panels outside a home in Handsworth, exposing the homeowners and themselves to asbestos. The builders were […]

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Health and safety breach in Gloucestershire leads to severed finger and fine

November 20, 2012

A Gloucestershire paper and the Health and Safety Executive are reporting that a Gloucester-shire based industrial company has been fined £4,000 after a nasty-sounding accident in its Lydney factory. The Albany Engineering Company Ltd, set up in 1900, owns the industrial factory in Lydney, which produces industrial pumps. To produce the pumps the factory uses […]

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Welcome to TortBlawg: A Law Blog on Tort Law across the World

May 26, 2012

Welcome to TortBlawg: Tort Law 2.0 Following on from the continued success of PersonalInjuryClaimsBlawg in helping to share legal information and news regarding personal injury law, we are pleased to announce the arrival of TortBlawg. This law blog, otherwise known as a “blawg”, is designed to contribute to tort law from around the globe, with […]

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