Businesses to face greater health and safety
Brokers who are looking to fulfil personal injury claim leads
have been advised that health and safety standards in British
workplaces will soon come under greater scrutiny.
Facilities management group Office Test this week noted that the
government is planning to revise the compensation system for people
who suffer an injury at work and allow them to complete claims on
The organisation noted that this could lead to more accident
leads opting to seek damages following a health and safety lapse at
their place of employment.
According to Office Test, this will mean health and safety
policies at companies across the UK will be more closely
"There will be more pressure on the workplace to maintain high
standards on health and safety to prevent accidents from
occurring," it commented.
Health and Safety Executive data shows that slips, trips and
falls from height accounted for the most frequent types of accident
in the workplace during 2009-10.