Warehousing Accidents

Most Common Accidents at Work: Warehousing

There are many different industries where accidents at work can happen. In fact, accidents can happen in any workplace. However, there are some industries where accidents at work are more common. One of these industries is warehousing. Statistics show that warehousing accidents are amongst the most common accidents at work. Warehousing Accidents Warehousing accidents are […]

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Construction accidents

Most Common Accidents at Work: Construction

When it comes to accidents at work, there are many hazards that you may face. You may slip or trip on something or you may have an accident due to faulty equipment. There are some industries where the hazards at work can be more common. One of these is the construction industry. Construction Accidents In […]

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Reporting your accident

Reporting Your Accident

No matter the type of accident you have, reporting your accident is important. It is important for a number of reasons, including for proof of your accident happening. Other reasons include: so the other party knows the accident happened, loss of earnings due to taking time off work, medical reasons, and to ensure it does […]

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Delivery Drivers Accidents at Work

Delivery Drivers Work Accidents

The festive season is no doubt the busiest time of year for delivery drivers, and this year they are busier than ever. With everyone staying at home, and online shopping increasing, the extra work may mean that delivery drivers have more work accidents. The Christmas rush means that there will be more delivery drivers on […]

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accidents at work christmas

Accidents at Work at Christmas

Accidents at work are always common, however, during the lead up to Christmas, they tend to increase. This is mainly due to increased workloads for staff during the festive season. It can also be due to staff not having adequate training, understaffing, and higher expectations. It is the responsibility of your employer to ensure that […]

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Disability and work injuries

Disability and Work Injuries

The Disability Discrimination Act was passed 25 years ago this year, and with it came a new set of rights for disabled people across the UK. It has since evolved into the Equality Act, but many of the same fundamentals apply. Yet there is still a link between accidents at work, disability and work injuries. […]

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COVID-19 at work

COVID-19 at work, the new rules, and you

With new government advice surrounding getting more people back into work coming into place at the beginning of August, the risk of accidents at work will become more important to us all. Coupled with the fact that workplaces will need to add more health and safety measures to ensure we are all kept safe from […]

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Common workplace hazards can put you at risk, and take you away from the job.

Four Common Workplace Hazards To Be Aware Of

With common workplace hazards, it’s important to know that warehouse and industrial work environments are as relevant now as ever. This reality comes as a result of the steady growth in the transport & logistics sector employment since statistics were first tracked by the UK Government in 1997. Working from home? In other types of […]

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Building Site Accident

PPE and your employer’s duty of care

Regardless of where you work, your employer has a legal duty of care to ensure that you are safe while carrying out your duties. As part of this, they are required to do everything reasonably possible to remove or minimise any dangers or risks you may face while working for them. In particularly high risk […]

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Wet Floor

What counts as a slip, trip or fall?

The most common type of accidents in the workplace continue to be slips, trips and falls. Although these terms sound very similar and may seem like they have been grouped together because of this, they are in fact quite different from each other and protecting you from injuries caused by slips, trips and falls is […]

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