Personal Injury News Archive
That is the opinion of Sir Michael Wilshaw, head of Ofsted, who has dismissed claims from professionals in the education sector that they are under excessive levels of pressure as cuts in the sector continue to bite.
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That is according to new research published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives (SCHWL), which calls on companies to look after their ageing employees better.
According to data obtained by the Sunday Mercury under a freedom of information request, Birmingham City Council granted this sum to the man after he fell into a burial plot he was preparing.
The anonymous 50-year-old man sustained muscular injuries and a fractured rib when he was hit by a metal working platform at a factory owned by EDV Reinforcements in Preston in January 2011.
The unnamed 27-year-old lost three fingers on his left hand when it came into contact with a rotating saw while he worked at premises owned by Bolton-based pallet firm Frank Hill in December 2010.
The unnamed 42-year-old lost his right eye, sustained damage to his liver and stomach and broke his jaw when the quad bike he was riding at Lodge Hill Farm in Derbyshire in June 2010 overturned.
The unnamed 48-year-old man sustained several fractured ribs, severe bruising to his legs and face and a serious puncture wound in his back when he was crushed on a conveyor belt while working for Wienerberger in Hartlebury in October 2009.
That is according to John Wotton - president of The Law Society, the representative body for solicitors in England and Wales - who has urged the coalition to make sure it does not make real whiplash compensation claims impossible.
The unnamed 43-year-old sustained a 6.5-inch laceration to his left hand and crush injuries to two fingers when his arm was pulled into a machine as he worked at premises owned by Hi-Tech Steel Services in St Helens in June last year.
David Banks hurt both of his knees when he fell around two metres from faulty scaffolding while working for Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth in April 2011.
Alan Kenyon has received this five-figure damages sum after he tripped over a loose edging strip in the vehicle and dislocated his shoulder due to the force with which he hit the ground, the York Press reports.
The unnamed agency employee suffered 17 per cent burns to his body when he came into contact with hot ash while working at an incineration depot in Deptford in December 2009.