Items Tagged accidents at work

02Mar

Fatalities at Work Fatalities at Work – Does it still happen in the UK?

Although we live in one of the most tightly regulated countries in respect of health and safety at work, accidents at work do still happen.  The Health and Safety Executive1 released the following figures for 2018/19: – 4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,526 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2017)…

24Aug

Accident at Work Statistics

At DSM Legal we offer expert advice on employment law matters including accidents in the workplace. We have researched a number of statistics from accidents at work in 2015/2016. As you will see from our infographic there are a significant number of serious injuries sustained every year which can have a huge effect on those…

16Dec

Warrington company fined following a Fatal Accident at Work

A Warrington company has recently been fined £150,000.00 plus costs of £80,000.00 at Warwickshire Crown Court following the death of an employee in an accident at work.  William Ward, a 56 year old married man from Sheffield, died at the Company’s Warwickshire depot in October 2011 when a barge which he was dismantling collapsed and…