From figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) we’ve looked at some of the most dangerous industries in the UK.
Many ex-servicemen and women report untreated PTSD on leaving the MoD. We take a look at post-traumatic stress and its link to the military.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national independent watchdog for health, safety and illness in the workplace. As well as regulating and enforcing health and safety laws in the UK, it also works to produce legislation protecting workers and offering advice to businesses on the health and safety of their workplace with the […]
A devoted mother of three has sadly died after contracting mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer, after she was exposed to the deadly substance as a teenager. Penny Jane Garner, 46, was only exposed to a small amount of asbestos, either as a burst at one location, or in several locations across a few years which […]
One man’s fight for compensation has sparked new hope for sufferers of Mesothelioma as the Supreme Court rules in his favour, despite having never worked with the deadly substance directly.
In a victory for meosthelioma victims and their families, the government’s plans to deduct legal fees from the compensation awarded to people dying of exposure to asbestos, have been labelled as unlawful by the High Court.
A man is taking legal action against an asbestos factory that was located next to the school he attended. Michael King has developed mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos exposure.
A man who rode high speed motorcycles for the police has successfully claimed compensation for noise induced hearing loss.
It is estimated that more than 75% of school buildings in the UK still contain asbestos, despite the risks of asbestos exposure being widely documented. There is an urgent call for all schools to be fully checked for asbestos and for it to be completely removed from school buildings.
A man who is suffering from industrial deafness after many years of exposure to loud noises at work has been awarded £8,500 in work related compensation.