According to the latest figures released by the Health and Safety Executives, there were over 700,000 non-fatal workplace injuries in Britain between 2016-17.
Shockingly, only around 70,000 of these were reported correctly by employers. Workplace injuries are happening every day, all around us. Although they cannot always be prevented, there are many safety procedures that can be implemented to minimise the chances of one from occurring. Nonetheless, if one does take place, it’s crucial that it is dealt with correctly.
Below is Guardian24’s step by step guide on exactly what to do in the event of a workplace accident.