Solihull production line crash led to victim losing leg in 'truly life changing' injuries.
Work related injury
A Unite member from Birmingham has received damages after suffering a crush injury to his hand and the partial amputation of his thumb because he didn’t have adequate safety training at work.
A vehicle body manufacturing company in Stoke on Trent has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were crushed between a moving vehicle and stationary vehicles.
A Staffordshire farming firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a Polish worker had to have his arm amputated when it was caught in the rollers of a potato grading machine.
The Office of Chief Constable of West Midlands Police has been sentenced for a health and safety offence after a serving officer was injured while disposing of weaponry.
Charles Willis explains about the most common workplace injuries in Safety and Health Practitioner online.
Depending on the type of job you have and the sector you work in, there can be a variety of different hazards in and around the workplace which you may be exposed to.
A MAN suffered life-threatening injuries while working as an agency worker helping a Lichfield company which has been fined for health and safety failings.
A lifting company based in Telford has been fined after a beam weighing two tonnes fell onto an employee causing severe injuries.
What is noise-induced hearing loss?
Noise at work can lead to temporary or permanent hearing loss.
Permanent hearing damage can be caused by sudden, extremely loud, explosive noises.
Permanent hearing damage can also be caused by prolonged exposure to moderate noise levels.
Usually this develops gradually and then combines with age-induced hearing loss.