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According to the latest quarterly Mobile Workforce Report conducted by enterprise mobility services firm iPass, there has been a 16 per cent rise in the number of such professionals waking up in the night due to the pressure they are under in their job since 2011.
Jamie Roden suffered three severed tendons in his hand while working for his employer the Salop Sand & Gravel Supply Company in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, in September last year.
That is according to new figures obtained by the Staffordshire Sentinel, which have revealed that Staffordshire County Council granted this five-figure sum to claimants seeking recompense for damage to their vehicles in 2011-12.
That is according to a new report published today (May 23rd) by the King's Fund, which has called on bosses in the health service to focus less on a target-driven approach to management.
Grzegorz Chylenski suffered cuts to his face, as well as a fractured jaw, when he was struck on the head by the moving parts of a machine.
That is if comments made by Peter Freeth of Revelation Consulting are anything to go by, as he believes this issue has a negative impact on the overall wellbeing of a workforce.
An investigation conducted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) established that Croydon firm Anza continued to operate with unsafe professional practices at a building site in Lewisham despite being issued with several warnings to change this.
Vladislavs Golovacs sustained this life-changing injury as he attempted to clear a blockage for waste management and recycling firm Pinden at its quarry in Longfield, Kent, in December 2010.
According to a study conducted by Acas, around one in every six professionals in Britain will be suffering with mental health problems like anxiety or depression at any given time.
The 19-year-old professional sustained this life-changing hand injury while working as an agency employee for adhesive tape manufacturing firm Latrave at its premises in Wellingborough in August 2010.
The unnamed 30-year-old man was left with a long-term injury to his hand just one month after starting his job as a wool sorter with Whitaker Fibres - trading as Howarth Scouring - in March 2011.
Ross Smith sustained four separate fractures in his right foot when a dumper weighing six tonnes ran over him at a building site in Lincoln in March last year.
Richard O'Connor suffered three fractured vertebrae when he fell a distance of 5.5 metres through a plasterboard ceiling while working on the revamp of the loft of a youth centre in Swindon for Roberts and Prowse in February 2010.
Alister McNeilly's right hip ball joint was severed from his thigh bone when he fell a distance of around five metres from the edge of a flat roof of a home in Stathdon, Aberdeenshire, while he was fixing a leak on the surface in November 2010.
Stephen Cartwright sustained fractures in his right leg as well as a dislocated knee when he fell a distance of around three metres from scaffolding while working on a residential property in Trafford in May last year.
The unnamed men were hurt in a flash fire when vapours from a flammable cleaning fluid ignited in a print room at premises owned by Delta Display in Walthamstow in May last year.
That is if the findings of new research conducted by manufacturers' organisation EEF are anything to go by, as this has found that almost 40 per cent of firms have experienced a rise in long-term staff absences due to mental health issues this year.
According to the Mansfield Chad, Arkadiusz Chmiel took legal action against Timbet Door Solutions on the basis that he sustained a serious knee injury when he slipped at a factory owned by the company in Mansfield.
During this incident at premises owned by Stoke-on-Trent-based firm Scott Timber in January last year, an anonymous 42-year-old professional severed his finger while operating a circular saw.
The unnamed 29-year-old was hurt when he cut off the top of an unused propane gas tank at the home of boss in September 2011 and subsequently had to take three weeks off from his job.