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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Safety tips for using a pillar drill

    Pillar drills are free-standing machines used to holes of varying diameters into metal, wood, plastic and other materials. Unless used safely, these machines can cause potentially serious accidents at work. Here are some tips on safely using a pillar drill. Potential causes of pillar drill accidents Pillar drills use motors to rotate drill bits. Injuries….

    Top injuries when using a tile cutter

    If you work in the construction industry, it’s likely that you’ll come across potentially dangerous tools on a daily basis. In almost all cases, skilled workers are able to go about their daily business without succumbing to injury, but there’s always a risk of injury when working with tools. If you’re using a tile cutter,….

    Being injured as a visitor on a construction site

    Construction sites are dangerous places to be, not just for those working on them, but also for visitors. As well as employee-related accidents, when you run a construction site, you need to be mindful of those who could be potentially injured as a visitor. The risk of being injured as a visitor Those visiting your….

    The five most common accidents on a building site

    ContentsFalls from heightLifting and handling injuriesSlips, trips, and fallsBeing struck by an objectManual handling injuriesHealth and safety on a building siteBeen injured in one of these common accidents on a building site?Did you know the construction industry is one of the more dangerous ones you could work in? According to one report, it is the second….

    The dangers of using a chainsaw

    Whether you are indulging in a spot of DIY at home, carrying out house and garden improvements, or it is part of your daily job role, working with and using a chainsaw presents numerous health and safety risks, which can lead to equipment-specific injuries of varying severity. When operating such machinery, it is imperative to….

    Injuries due to lack of Personal Protective Equipment

    ContentsThe importance of risk assessmentsCan basic checks be made to reduce the odds of illness and injury?Ill or injured as a result of your job?Speak to one of our advisors todayPersonal Protective Equipment is sometimes abbreviated to PPE. It’s a catch-all term that relates to many types of clothing and equipment designed to protect you….

    How can serious electric shocks result in blindness?

    ContentsWhat kinds of injuries may result from an electric shock?Burns from electric shocksWhen electric shocks result in blindnessCoping with the outcome of an electric shockWhat to do when electric shocks result in blindnessDid you know there is a chance electric shocks result in blindness? Many people know electric shocks can be dangerous and potentially fatal…..

    Five accidents that can cause industrial blindness

    ContentsChemicals splashed in the eyesHead injuriesHeat or light damageForeign objects in the eyesBurnsHow much compensation is typically paid in cases like these?Claiming for accidents that can cause industrial blindnessAccidents that can cause industrial blindness are devastating, both to the victim and to their families and loved ones. Losing your sight over time is bad enough,….

    Construction site accidents: Eye injuries

    Construction sites are often the scene of work accidents causing eye injuries. Such injuries can range from irritations and mild inflammations to temporary or permanent loss of sight, even loss of an eye altogether. Construction site eye injuries The most common causes of eye injuries on construction sites are flying objects. These may consist of….

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