Hampshire firm prosecuted for worker’s fall from height

A Hampshire firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker’s fall from height. The 27 year old man, who has asked not to be named, sustained a fractured forearm in a fall from height when he fell two metres from an unguarded office roof that was being used to […]

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Teenager suffers severe hand injury in accident at work

A 19 year old has suffered a serious hand injury in an accident at work. Jack Ward, from Jarrow, was polishing a component on a manual lathe when his hand became caught in the machinery at Premier Precision Engineering Ltd in July 2012. Mr Ward suffered a dislocated knuckle to his right hand as well […]

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23,000 postal workers attacked by dogs in last 5 years

When you go to work, you expect to be able to carry out your daily tasks safely. However, the Communication Workers’ Union say that in the last 5 years, 23,000 postal workers have been attacked by dogs. As many as 70% of these attacks happen on private property. The problem is the current law which […]

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Two men injured at work when archway collapses

Two men were injured at work when a brick archway weighing two tonnes collapsed on them during a major refurbishment project Both men are joiners, and they were shoring up the arch after it became unstable during the removal of some masonry on one of the support pillars. One man suffered a fractured foot and […]

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