workplace injury

Lincolnshire firm fined by courts after fall from height

December 12, 2013

A Lincolnshire firm has been fined by the Lincoln Magistrates’ Court and ordered to pay the costs of the prosecution after a worker was seriously injured in a fall at work this year. Timmins Engineering and Construction Limited was fined £4,000 after an unnamed 30-year-old worker suffered a broken back after a fall from height […]

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Surrey firm heavily fined after worker’s legs broken in workplace accident

November 20, 2013

A Surrey-based building materials firm has been heavily fined after a worker broke both his legs in an accident at work. Mr Martyn Powell, 41, worked for Ceme UK Materials Ltd, a building materials firm, when he suffered the workplace accident on 27 June 2012. Mr Powell was engaged in cleaning the metal track used […]

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Recognizing and Filing a Case for Repetitive Motion Injuries

September 28, 2012

(US law and generally) Although there are certain industries in which workplace injuries are more typically the result of a sudden, traumatic accident, a large percentage of workplace injuries actually develop slowly over time.  One such example of this – repetitive motion injuries – may actually take anywhere from months to years to begin affecting […]

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