Accident at work – Forklift accident – Forklift tipping due to weight

Accident at work – Forklift accident – Forklift tipping due to weight A forklift driver was told by his supervisor to pick up and carry these to another part of the warehouse. The forklift driver was told that they boxes would be fine to carry and they aren’t too heavy. The boxes were actually over…

Accident at work compensation- Worker badly injured when hit by metal frame

Accident at work compensation– Worker badly injured when hit by metal frame. A worker, who was a welder at the time of the work place accident was badly injured when he was hit by a falling metal frame while on his shift. It is believed the 40-year-old worker was working on a skateboard ramp when…

Accident at work compensation- Foot injury

Accident at work compensation– Foot injury An employee suffered a foot injury as a result of a breach of the Manual Handling Regulations. The claimant was employed as a cargo handler which involved heavy work, climbing ladders and driving a fork lift truck. Manual handling claims The employee suffered injury when a one tone weight…

Accident at work compensation- Worker left with life changing injuries.

Accident at work compensation– Worker left with life changing injuries. It is believed the employee was assisting to unload two containers which contained two tonne crates of glass mirrors. One of the containers had no fork pockets or lighting which made it difficult for the worker to unload the crates which was inside of the…

Accident at work claims- Two construction workers injured

Accident At Work Claims Two construction workers were injured in separate workplace accidents only a few kilometres apart. It is believed that the first work place accident occurred early in the morning when a 30-year-old man was seriously injured after falling about nine metres from a forklift truck (further reading click on accident at work…