Personal Injury News Archive
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 at premises owned by his employer PG Components in Cheltenham in August last year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to the Watford Observer, Caroline Bloomer was badly hurt last month when the driver of a number 142 bus she was using to return home in Abbotts Langley from the capital pulled away from a stop too quickly.
Shelagh Allen slipped over in the clinic room of a ward at the private Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital in May 2011 and subsequently required surgery on her right kneecap due to the extent of the damage caused.
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The unnamed 43-year-old suffered two fractures in her left ankle and right heel when she fell through the floor of a poultry barn owned by Staveley's Eggs in Stoke-on-Tern, Shropshire, in July last year.