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Black Tuesday

10 October 2013
By Chris Macwilliam
10
OCT

Tuesday, 1st October 2013. Remember that date as it was a black day so far as injured workers are concerned! That is the day that Section 69 of The Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Act came into force and it dramatically moves the goal posts so far as workplace accidents are concerned. In...

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The safety of its workers should be the priority of EVERY business but, all too commonly, profits and productivity are the real focus of employers. Two recent cases reported by HSE highlight this. In one case, a worker's hand came into contact with a circular blade which he had to keep...

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11
JUL

Are you old enough to remember the old seat belt message  "Clunk Click Every Trip”? I certainly am, but some people obviously haven't or they choose not to listen. For some reason many people do not seem to want to wear a seat belt when travelling in a car. Apart from the glaringly...

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The Government strikes again! This time they have announced that compensation payments for some victims of crime are to be scrapped, a decision rightly branded as "unwarranted, unfair and unjust” by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. Compensation payments for injuries worth...

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We have all seen it! You're driving along and spot someone using a mobile phone whilst driving. Despite warnings people still do it without realising that their behaviour could kill! Until recently, it was people talking on their phone or texting which were the main problems. Now,...

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