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Bus Accident Compensation Claims

The Department for Transport’s statistics for the year 2012 state that there were an estimated 5234 people who suffered injuries in road traffic accidents whilst they were passengers on buses and coaches. This estimate of the number of casualties is based on police accident reports and the Department for Transport’s road traffic surveys. If you suffer

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Hit and Run Road Accidents

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) estimates that each year around 730,000 people are injured in accidents on Britain’s roads. It is difficult to provide an exact figure for the total number of road traffic accidents because a lot of accidents are not reported to the police and the government’s statistics are

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Accidents on Construction Sites

Every year the government’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) carry out a safety campaign that involves its inspectors conducting unannounced visits to construction sites to check on standards of health and safety. The HSE conducted a safety campaign during the Autumn of 2014, visiting 1,748 construction sites and found poor standards of safety and dangerous

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Slipping On Ice Accidents

It is that time of the year again when there is a risk of suffering an accident caused by slipping on ice on footpaths, steps, car parks and roads. People can, unfortunately, suffer permanent injuries to their wrists, backs, hips or ankles caused by falling awkwardly due to slipping on ice. Good housekeeping is the

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Speeding Causes Road Accidents

It is widely accepted that driving your car at an inappropriate speed is at the core of the road safety problem. When driving at a higher speed it is more difficult to react in time to prevent an accident from happening. A large number of road traffic accidents, probably more than 50% of accidents, occur

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PPE: Safety Clothing at Work

The Government increased the national minimum wage in October 2014 to £7.69 per hour, however, a report by Resolution Foundation has advised that there is now a record number of workers in low paid jobs and that year after year the number continues to increase. As companies attempt to move out of the financial recession

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Pedestrian Safety

The health benefits of walking and cycling are well known, such as reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke, keeping blood pressure in check by lowering levels of bad cholesterol and increasing levels of good cholesterol. However, people are deterred from walking and cycling by speeding traffic and the fear of suffering a road

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Safety At Work

On 31 July 1974 the Health and Safety at Work, etc Act received royal assent and brought in a new legal framework for protecting employees and the public from work activities. The Health and Safety at Work, Act 1974 led to the modern approach to workplace safety of conducting risk assessments, that is, looking for

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Accidents at Mini-Roundabouts

Mini-roundabouts were introduced to our roads during the early 1970s to improve safety at road junctions and also reduce delays for traffic queuing on side roads. There are estimated to be about 5,000 mini-roundabouts on our roads. Local authorities are now using mini-roundabouts as a speed reducing feature in neighbourhoods where there are traffic-calming measures.

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