Accidents at Work and Brexit

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I cannot remember a week like this where we have left Europe not just once, but twice. Whatever you voted, or whatever you think about Europe, we will all learn the detailed consequences of the vote to leave over the coming years. I doubt, however, if we will ever learn just how we lost to… Read more

HSE to investigate Bosley mill explosion

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The Health and Safety Executive are to join the emergency services in an investigation into the cause of the explosion at a wood flour mill in Bosley, Cheshire. The four-storey building was reduced to rubble on Friday, with fire and rescue services still working to secure the area and locate four missing persons who haven’t been… Read more

Merseyside company fined after hand injury

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A worker at a Berkshire factory has suffered a debilitating hand injury as a result of safety failings by his employers. Merseyside-based English Provender Company Limited was sentenced at Reading Magistrates’ Court and ordered to pay £15,000 for each breach of health and safety regulations. The employee’s finger was broken and lacerated in the accident, which required… Read more

Cheshire worker loses arm in machine

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A Cheshire company was last week hit with a fine for failing to protect the safety of its employees. The safety failings were discovered in a HSE investigation after one of its workers lost a hand and part of his arm at its Ellesmere Port site. Recycling company Recresco Ltd were found to have failed in providing… Read more

Pre-existing condition claim settles against dissolved company

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Pre-existing conditions The aggravation of a pre-existing condition is an aspect of a personal injury claim that we see in clients with medical conditions such as arthritis and degenerative diseases. Whilst an accident will not necessarily be the root cause of these injuries, it can ‘speed up’ the symptoms to levels they would have reached… Read more