While most sectors are seeing a decrease in the number of accident at work compensation claims, workplace injuries and fatal accidents they see, figures have remained relatively steady in the agricultural industry. Almost one worker in the sector dies every week, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics reveal – the decade between 1999/2000 and 2008/09 saw 436 fatal accidents in the agriculture setting, or an average of 43 deaths a year.
Category Archive: Infographics
Working at height guidance has been overhauled by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This new guidance debunks some common myths that can mislead and confuse employers, while clearly and simply detailing what employers should and should not do. Some of the key changes the HSE has made include:
If you’ve been in a car accident, you should speak to personal injury solicitors to help you in your road traffic accident claim. Insurers may try to minimize the size of your compensation claim – while they may cover your vehicle repair costs, they may challenge personal injury claims such as whiplash claims, and you will need the help of skilled no win no fee solicitors if you are to recover all the money you are entitled to.
If you’ve been in an accident at work, you can find all the information you need through this handy infographic. It details some of the major causes of workplace accidents and the processes involved in making a compensation claim, before detailing some of the frequently-asked questions people have about claiming. You might want to know what you can claim for, or be reassured that you can’t be fired or dismissed as a result of the claim. You could also be interested in the evidence you can gather and the things you can do to enhance the strength of your claim, such as the reports you should file and the records […]
If you’ve been in a car accident and don’t know what to do, then this infographic will help you out. It features a simple step-by-step guide detailing all the things you should do following a motor vehicle accident. The first thing the infographic advises you to do is to come to a complete stop and turn off the engine, before calling the police. Then, you should exchange details with the other driver, including your name, address and contact number. If anyone else witnessed the collision, such as pedestrians or passengers, you should record their contact details too. Then, you should speak to your insurance company to tell them about the […]
A large number of people become victim of medical or clinical negligence every year. It results in serious injuries when doctors, nurses, GPs, surgeons or dentists fail to provide quality treatment to their patients. This infographic below gives detailed information about different medical negligence types, including hospital negligence, GP negligence, dental negligence, birth negligence, misdiagnosis or delayed treatment, nursing negligence, surgical negligence, transplant errors, cosmetic surgery errors and anaesthesia negligence. A mild illness may progress into a serious disease as a result of medical negligence. Victims can sustain personal injuries including brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, organ failure, heart disease, birth injuries, and in the worst cases, death. Victims of […]
Every day thousands of people are victims of personal injury through road traffic accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractices, public place accidents, accidents abroad, fatal injury or criminal injuries. It can be difficult to know who will pay you compensation for the physical, emotional and financial losses. If you have suffered any personal injury which was not your fault then you are entitled to make compensation claim. You can claim from the insurer of negligent person orcompany or alternatively from the relevant Authority. In the Info graphic below we have listed the different types of personal injury accidents and who you can claim compensation from. Making compensation claim requires the services […]