A third of all people over the age of 65 fall each year, increasing to half of the people over 80 years old. In a society where the population of over 65 year olds is expected to increase by 50 percent within the next ten years, these are quite...
Every employee, whether they are full-time, part-time, casual, contractors or agency staff has the right to work in a safe environment and although your employer is mainly responsible for maintaining a safe environment. However it is also the responsibility of employees to act responsibly.
It is a well-known fact that union workplaces are safer and given that every employee has a right to join a trade union, the possibility of safe workplaces across the board are very much achievable if all employees are involved with the health and safety of their colleagues.
Unfortunately not all workplaces are safe and millions of workers are put at risk every day, with some suffering serious and devastating injuries as a result of unsafe practices at work. Should an accident happen our expert solicitors are here to help you claim compensation for your injuries.
For free initial expert advice without obligation, contact our specialist accident at work solicitors on 0203 816 0065.