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Who Is in Control

Who Is in Control

Mr S worked for a scaffolding company. He was sent to dismantle a specialist type of scaffold known as birdcage. Basically the building is erected around the outside of the scaffold including the roof. This means at the end of construction the scaffold is completely enclosed. The only way of reaching the  working platform is(…)

Need A Second Opinion??

Need A Second Opinion??

Mrs S was at work. It was a training day and staff were moving around the premises from room to room taking part in training exercises. Her employer had provided refreshments including bottled water. As Mrs S was walking to her next venue she slipped and fell on water that had been spilled on the(…)

Steering Unassistance

Steering Unassistance

On this particular day Mr W was allocated a different works van, which had been fitted with a steering wheel adaptation. It shouldn’t have been. The company does not allow them, but they knew it had been fitted. As the steering wheel turned the adaptation struck Mr W’s hand and dislocated his thumb. After we(…)

Hosepipe Hazard

Hosepipe Hazard

Water and zero degrees temperatures don’t really mix that well, and when they do it tends to result in ice. That is unfortunately what happen on the pavement that Mr W was walking his dog along, and even more unfortunately Mr W stood on the ice, slipped, fell and broke his ankle. It turned out(…)

Batley’s Christmas Lights Switch On

Batley’s Christmas Lights Switch On

The countdown is on to this year’s Batley Christmas lights switch on celebration. This year, after the Council were no longer able to fund and organise it, the event the switch on is brought to you by Batley Business Association with sponsorship support from Fox’s biscuits and Creative Scene. And there is certainly plenty going(…)

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