Details the findings of a research project to collect and
analyse health and safety (accident and injury-related)
compensation claims conducted via trade unions and law firms. Aimed
to cover: the main type of claim; the main injuries sustained; the
industry sectors which attract the highest proportion of claims;
the work activities which give rise to the most claims; the
breaches of the regulations most likely to attract claims; how long
it takes for claims to be settles; the average costs of claims.
Makes recommendations based on the findings, and gives suggestions
for further research.
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