East Midlands tradespeople put themselves at risk

Almost a quarter of tradespeople in the East Midlands have had an accident at work, new figures reveal.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 22nd June 2017, 12:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:28 am

The survey was carried out by IronmongeryDirect, which claims tradespeople are putting themselves at risk of serious accidents and lost earnings due to a lack of health and safety knowledge.

Of those who have had an accident, 70 per cent ended up in A and E as a consequence. One in six admitted they had never attended a health and safety course.