Back Injuries at work Claims
Back injuries at work are common. It is estimated that over 30 million days in the UK lost each year to accidents in the workplace. More hours are lost in the work place due to back injury than any other medical condition, as much as 25% of referrals to orthopaedic clinics are due to back pain at work or other causes.
Causes of back pain at work
The back is a complex structure of bones, ligaments, joints and muscle. Whilst the back can be very robust in a healthy individual, over time it can deteriorate (old age) and be susceptible to injury. Alternatively there could be an underlying (natural biological changes in the body, other than age, that make the back vulnerable to injury i.e. a “constitutional” or “congenital” condition). But a major cause of back injury at work is the actual “manual handling” of various loads due to incorrect lifting techniques, lack of support and suitable equipment.
Back injury Solicitors – At work Claims
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