Tags: Work accidents

Most work accident victims worried that a claim will affect their job

Research has found that the majority of employees who continue to work for the same organisation after claiming for a work injury found that their relationship with their boss remained unaffected. The survey, commissioned by National Accident Helpline, found that over four fifths (85%) of people who suffered a work injury were worried about claiming against…

IOSH calls for action on work-related traffic accidents

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has stated that it believes work-related road traffic accidents should be reported by employers to help cut the number of people killed or injured while driving for work. In the midst of Road Safety Week 2012, IOSH has urged the Government to include work-related road traffic accidents…

The UK government accentuating health and safety of workers to forestall work accidents

The UK Government has become highly serious about health and safety at workplaces. Laws have been introduced to turn it mandatory for the employers to take precautions preventing the occurrence of work accidents. If a worker sustains an accident at work, he is legally entitled to file compensation claim against his negligent employer. However, he…