Tag: Work accident

Door Strip Trip

The company Mrs E works for rent office space in a building. To get to her room Mrs E travels up in the lift and walks along a corridor. There is a set of doors on the corridor with a rubber strip at the bottom of them that they close to. The strip had come loose …

Bottle Stopper

Mr H works in a factory that makes glass bottles. On this particular day, he had to change something within the machine. This was a fairly common practice, and something that is done often. Unfortunately on this occasion, whilst Mr H was changing the item, a colleague on the other side of the machine accidentally …

Ladder Fall

Ladders are dangerous if not used properly. They are responsible for thousands of accidents every year, both in work places and around the home. But, they are an essential tool for a lot of people, and jobs. The trick therefore is to use them safely, and most importantly know what you are doing. This certainly …

Gloves

Mr S was working on a building conversation. He was instructed to take down some metal racking from the ceiling. The method he was told to use was to simply grab the racking and pull it out, which he did. He hadn't been told that the edges of some of the racking was quite sharp, …

Good Maintainance

When your business relies upon machinery it is a good idea to keep things properly and well maintained. If you don't, then accidents can and do happen, as Mr N knows only too well. He works in a factory that prepares and packages among other things sliced cooked meat. Mr N was responsible for slicing …

Always Best To Use The Correct Equipment

They say a bad workman blames his tools. In this case the bad workman had only himself to blame because he picked the wrong tool to use. Mr H works in a food factory. A colleague needed to move a large quantity of meat which he did using an electric lifter. Unfortunately this particular piece of …

Keep it tidy and keep it safe

This is the lesson learnt by Mr S's employers recently. Unfortunately for Mr S not until after he had suffered an accident. The building site he was working on had become increasingly untidy, with piles of debris being left lying around and the site not being properly cleaned up. This made walking around certain areas …
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Finding the right defendant. Mrs B had an accident on a cobbled street in Halifax the claim was initially submitted to the local authority as they are responsible for highways. The council disputed the claim saying the road was unadopted but after we made enquiries with the land registry it was ascertained that part of …
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