Accident at work – Hand injury

Worker awarded compensation following accident at work The worker who was 26 at the time of the accident received £13,000 in compensation for hand injuries that were sustained in an accident at work. He was involved in an overhead crane operation when his right hand was trapped between the counterweights hanging from the crane and…

Accident at work – Hand injury – Loss of finger at factory

Accident at work – Hand Injury – Loss of finger at factory A factory worker lost his finger when one of the machines which requires manual handling wouldn’t stop when the emergency button was pushed. His finger went into the machine which resulted in a horrific loss of his finger. According to records there was…

Accident at work – Hand injury – Right hand burned and scarred

Accident at work – Hand Injury – Right hand burned and scarred A school teacher was showing the class an experiment in science class with a bunsen burner. The bunsen burner was defective and let out an uncontrolled flame. This resulted in a hand injury in which the claimant suffered severe hand burns on his…