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Ever Wondered About Construction?

As a firm dealing with catastrophic injury cases we will have several cases involving workplace accidents at any one time. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is an independent regulator for work-related health, safety and illness. Most businesses will be aware that if a person has died or been injured because of a work related accident then it is likely to have to be reported. A Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) report is required when: the accident is work-related ; and it results in an injury of a type which is reportable (including any injury

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All About Lifting Equipment

The employee came to a stop when he reached his targeted elevation and was hanging from the pick point on the hip of his personal flying harness. He did not strike the ground or the stunt pads that were provided on the ground. The set medic was on scene at the time of the accident and attended to the employee. The employee was transported by ambulance to Henry Mayo Hospital in Newhall, where he was admitted and received surgery for a pelvis fracture and sacral disruption and ongoing rehabilitation and physical therapy. The employee was an experienced gymnast and had been performing stunts since

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