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disembarkation complete
31
Jan
2017

In the case of Collins v Lawrence, His Honour Judge Simpkiss provides helpful analysis and guidance clarifying when a passenger can be deemed to have ‘disembarked’.

needlestick surgery injury
26
Jan
2017

With over 51,000 cosmetic procedures being performed in the private sector in Britain last year alone, it is really important to improve the service and take heed of the popular demand.

Should wearing bicycle helmet be compulsory
15
Dec
2016

In a recent study of 64,000 cyclists, it was shown that wearing a bike helmet can reduce the risk of serious head injury by 69% and reduce the chance of a fatal head injury by 65%.

RTA Shared spaces
13
Dec
2016

The last decade has seen growth in the use of the controversial road management designs known as “shared space”. This concept, sees the removal of conventional road markings and introduces features such as kerbs or street signs.

cosmetic surgery
22
Nov
2016

As medical science is improving and cosmetic solutions are frequently being introduced, more and more people are considering cosmetic procedures

how to drive safely
18
Nov
2016

There are around three million horse riders in the UK, many of whom ride on the roads. Think! Road Safety report that each year 11 horse riders are killed and 116 are seriously injured in collisions with motor vehicles.

concussion in women
16
Nov
2016

New research suggests women may have a tougher time recovering their memories after concussions. The exact reasoning for this is not yet known but some experts believe it could be related to other differences in male and female brains and the way in which men and women are injured when they hit their head.

working-from-heights
20
Oct
2016

This year, the construction industry is still recognised as having one of the highest rates of employees sustaining severe injuries or accident results in fatalities, with falls from height being the main cause of these statistics.

Holiday-falls-
19
Oct
2016

Heart racing, adrenalin running through your veins, the thrill and excitement as you jump from the height of a boat or cliff into the refreshing transparency of the ocean. There are obvious risks with diving/jumping from heights into water, but there are some much less obvious facts holidaymakers are unaware of.

fallsathome
18
Oct
2016

Falls from height can cause catastrophic and even fatal injuries. In the construction industry, they are the most common type of accident to cause a fatality and account for 26% of all fatal accidents.