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The Health and Safety Executive are going to carry out safety inspections on farms in the Borders, East Lothian, Fife, Perthshire, Angus and Stirlingshire.  The inspections will be unannounced in an attempt to cut the number of quad bike accidents.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) aim to help prevent avoidable injuries and deaths involving quad bikes.  They will be checking that the bikes are being used and maintained correctly.  The HSE have reported that every year there are an average of 2 fatalities and more than 1,000 have accidents and sustain injuries involving quad bikes and other all-terrain vehicles.

Farmers require to ensure that workers are given proper training in using these types of vehicles.  It is reported that more than 50% of all quad bike riders have been thrown from the vehicle at some point so workers require to be provided with helmets and trained to use them.  HSE inspector Gillian McLean advises that “Helmets would certainly have prevented most, if not all, the deaths caused by quad bike accidents – simple safety precautions can save lives.”

If you have been involved in an accident due to protective clothing not been provided then contact our specialist compensaiton claim lawyers on 0800 0891331 and we will assess your claim and advise if you have a vaild claim for compensation on a No Win No Fee basis.

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