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Accidents Caused By Potholes

Roads in England have been described as suffering a pothole epidemic caused by years of under-investment in the roads by successive governments. The Asphalt Industry Alliance carries out an annual survey of the councils in England, who are the local highway authorities responsible for maintaining roads, and each year the highway authorities report large shortfalls

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Safe Cycling

In recent years there has been an increase in the number of men and women cycling on Britain’s busy and crowded roads, and unfortunately, road accident statistics published by the Department for Transport have shown an increase in the number of cyclists who have been seriously injured in road accidents. Cyclists are a vulnerable type of

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Health Risks at Work

All employees have the right to a safe and healthy job and this includes temporary workers and agency workers. New workers are at a higher risk of suffering an accident or illness at work because they are not familiar with the workplace and systems of work. A hazard that is obvious to an experienced worker

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Bad Driving: Excessive Speed

The Government agency Highways England states that its aim is to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured in road accidents by 40% over the next five years. Driving too fast is poor driving. Learner drivers are taught by their instructors whilst taking their driving lessons that speed limits for roads are not target

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Prevention of Accidents to Cleaning Operatives

In October 2015 the national minimum wage for adults increased to £6.70 an hour and for apprentices to £3.30 an hour. However, the Living Wage Foundation advises that the living wage for workers outside London should be £8.25 an hour, to meet the basic cost of living and give people the opportunity to provide for themselves

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New Safety Rules For The Self-Employed

Over the last 20 years, there has been a large increase in the number of people who are self-employed and do not work under a contract of employment for a company or another person. The government, in its drive to encourage business growth and reduce unnecessary red tape, has from 1st October 2015 changed the application

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Travel Anxiety Compensation Claims

It is believed that almost 20% of people who attend hospital for treatment after being involved in a road traffic accident still have a phobic anxiety about travel one year after the accident. People who are in road accidents make compensation claims for the bodily injuries suffered in the accident, such as whiplash injuries, fractured

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Fork Lift Truck Safety

Accident statistics provided by the government’s Health & Safety Executive (HSE) show that forklift trucks are involved in over 2,000 accidents every year in the UK. Due to the size and weight of forklift trucks, the accidents result in major injuries, such as amputations and serious crush injuries. There are usually 7 fatal accidents each

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Child Compensation Claims

Children are vulnerable to suffering accidents due to their inexperience and lack of knowledge. It may be possible to make a compensation claim on behalf of a child if they have been injured in an accident caused by someone else. An adult, a person aged 18 years or older, have to make the compensation claim

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