2011

11.11.2011

Man fractures two fingers in accident at work

The 52-year-old worker suffered fractures in two fingers, burnt forearms and a twisted knuckle, when his hands got trapped in a machine at work.

11.11.2011

Accidents at work 'can go down 33% with training'

That is according to Phil Bates, senior policy and technical adviser at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Iosh), who stated that research commissioned by his orga…

10.11.2011

Office worker suffers head injury in freak accident

An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive found that two contractors working on the roof had not installed proper protection before starting the work.

10.11.2011

Tenant to pursue asbestos damages?

Handyman William Rogers was removing partition boards at premises in Olton, Solihull, in January of this year, which he presumed contained asbestos cement and therefore did not re…

09.11.2011

Flexibility 'helps ease stress at work'

That is if the findings of new research by gender equality campaign Opportunity Now are anything to go by, as this shows that almost half - 43 per cent - of all professionals thin…