Tag: Accidents

Employers’ responsibilities to staff after an accident

Employers’ responsibilities to staff after an accident Workplace accidents refer to any unplanned, unexpected incidents that result in injury or harm to employees during the course of their work. A thoughtful, thorough response demonstrates the employer’s commitment to employee wellbeing and safety. Proper handling of workplace accidents is both a legal obligation and an ethical […]

Woodworking company fined £150k after worker injured

May 2021 A company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was struck by objects falling from an articulated trailer. The Court heard that in July 2019, the 45-year-old worker had been unloading the bottom deck of the double deck articulated trailer, which was being used for overflow storage at the company’s site. […]

Sole trader sentenced after worker sustains serious injuries in fall from height

May 2021 A Sole trader has been fined after a sub-contractor fell five metres through a sky light onto a concrete floor. The Court heard how a sub-contractor working for the sole trader was renewing the guttering between two building. While fitting a roof panel back into place the sub-contractor fell backwards through a sky […]