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12.03.2015.

Back Injuries | Simple Causes, Major Discomfort

A back injury can cause great pain and discomfort, but it is usually only caused by minor things such as a sprain, strain or irritated nerves.

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11.03.2015.

Hand-arm vibration at work – what is it and how can it be prevented?

Hand-arm vibration at work can cause long term damage and leave you unable to do your job. Find out how to reduce the risk and what your employer is responsible for.

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11.03.2015.

New ‘Drugalyser’ set to Catch Drivers Breaking the Drug Driving Law

In a bid to decrease the number of road traffic accidents the UK Government introduced changes to the drug driving law on 2nd March 2015.

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10.03.2015.

Tesco Criticised for Treatment of Injured Customer

Supermarket chain Tesco has been criticised for leaving an injured and elderly customer lying on the ground in agony under a leaking roof.

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10.03.2015.

Driver Awarded £4million after Missed Brain Injury Diagnosis

A Wiltshire man was left with broken bones after a road traffic accident but the High Court awards him £4million due to a missed brain damage diagnosis. 

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09.03.2015.

Britain’s Police Forces Reveal Shocking Scale of 2014 Speeding Incidents

Police forces across England and Wales have revealed the shocking scale of drivers caught on camera speeding in 2014.

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09.03.2015.

Faulty Equipment at Work Led to Man’s Death

Accidents at work can be caused by faulty equipment, and can cause death or leave workers with life changing injuries. Read more here.

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06.03.2015.

Fall from Height Accidents at Trampoline Parks on the up

Over 100 accidents reported at a trampoline park in Scotland including serious injuries and broken bones as the popularity of trampoline parks in the UK continues to rise.

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06.03.2015.

Drivers Fear Dangerous Road in West Yorkshire

A hazardous country lane in Brockholes, West Yorkshire has been closed after numerous car accidents, with complaints and concerns for safety.

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05.03.2015.

Demolition Firm Fined for Work at Height Safety Failings

A demolition firm was fined after two workers were filmed working six metres off the ground on the roof of a disused pub without any safety precautions in place.

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05.03.2015.

Supreme Court Rules against Asbestos Legislation in Wales

The Supreme Court has ruled against a Welsh Assembly Bill providing for payment of certain NHS asbestos-related disease costs.

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04.03.2015.

Slurry Causing Health and Safety Risks for Farmers

The problem is that the slurry can produce a mixture of gases including carbon dioxide, ammonia, methane and hydrogen sulphide.

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04.03.2015.

World Cancer Day and a Report into Work Related Cancer

The problem can be that the risks might seem small and work related cancers might be put down to other factors rather than potentially the actual cause.

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03.03.2015.

HSE Gas Safety Cases Highlight Risks

Two Health and Safety Executive prosecutions highlight the risks which gas in domestic premises can hold. One case involved fatal carbon monoxide poisoning.

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03.03.2015.

Council Liable for Drowning Accident in Swimming Pool

Essex County Council have been found liable for an accident in which a ten year old girl nearly drowned in a swimming pool resulting in serious brain injuries.

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02.03.2015.

Medical Defence Union Rejects New Investigation Branch for NHS

The Medical Defence Union emphasised the large number of bodies and routes which already exist to look at complaints and called for better coordination between these existing bodies.

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27.02.2015.

Ambulance Service Found Liable for Failing in Patient’s Treatment

This tragic case highlights the need for emergency services to follow the correct procedures and to look beyond merely the view of the patient themselves.

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26.02.2015.

Brain Injury at Birth Awarded £10 million Compensation

A girl who sustained serious brain injuries during her delivery has been awarded over £10 million damages by the High Court.

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25.02.2015.

Manufacturing Firm Fined after Worker Loses Forearm

A Factory employee had to have his right arm amputated after it became entangled in a machine used in the banknote printing industry.

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24.02.2015.

Brave Survivor of Vicious Dog Attack Takes on Peak Challenge

At the age of 13, Rachel Wisniewski was the victim of a vicious dog attack. At 19, she is studying Law at the University of Warwick and preparing to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.





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