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Injury at work

Car salvage firm heavily fined after worker suffers serious burns

November 5, 2013

A car salvage firm in Wigan has been heavily fined and ordered to pay the costs of the prosecution after a worker was seriously injured in a fire at work. Mr Lee Roberts, 33, worked for Douglas Valley Breakers Ltd as a car mechanic until the accident at work on 22 July 2010. Mr Roberts […]

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Southampton company heavily fined after Health and Safety Prosecution over serious injury

August 25, 2013

A Southampton-based company has been heavily fined by the Southampton Magistrates’ Court after a worker was seriously injured in the course of their employment. Mr Joshua Senior, 25, was working for his employer, Pfiefer Rope & Tackle Ltd, at the Rock (UK) adventure centre in Kent on 25 August 2010 when the accident occurred. Mr […]

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5 Most Common Causes of Injury at Work

March 21, 2013

Workplace injuries are very common and disruptive to the lives of employees and businesses. Certain types of injuries as a result of negligence are more common than others and should be addressed by employers to avoid unnecessary liabilities. Listed below are the five most common types of injuries in the workplace, according to insurance companies. […]

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Does Your Injury Qualify You For Workers’ Compensation?

January 31, 2013

Does Your Injury Qualify You For Workers Compensation? (U.S. Injury Law and generally) When an employee is injured on the job, the law provides employees the right to receive certain compensation for their injuries and coverage for any medical costs. Every state has a workers’ compensation program. While workers’ compensation statutes are not uniform among […]

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