A list of accidents involving members of staff within the Department for Education.
- Date requested: 12 September 2011
- Publish date: 03 October 2011
- Updated: 02 November 2011
Can the Department provide the following information:
How much compensation money has been paid to your staff as a result of accidents at work in the past five financial years (1 April 2006 - 31 March 2011).
Please also break this down per accident, giving details of:
a) the accident b) injuries sustained c) compensation paid out d) the year
|Date of Accident||Accident||Injuries Sustained||Total Compensation paid to Individual|
|25 April 2006||Slipped on wet floor||Injury to neck, foot and elbow||£5,755.00|
|17 May 2007||Slipped on floor near lift in reception area||Left knee injury fracture to knee cap, plaster cast x 2 months then admitted for 3 days for knee operation (wiring and tension). 7 x physiotherapy session, scarring||£20,790.00|
|7 January 2008||Slipped on floor near tea point||Bump to head/left arm burned||Nil – claim rejected|
|17 September 2008||Road Traffic Accident. Departmental Van Driver knocked over a cyclist||Ligament Damage, ankle injury||Total claim £3,500.25 (breakdown £1,000 claimant damages, £712 NHS costs and £1,788.25 claimant legal costs)|
|3 November 2008||Slipped on ice in car park beside barrier||Back injury||Claim still on going|
|9 November 2010||Became stuck in lift||Nil – claim rejected|