We are fortunate enough in Britain to have some of the most advanced road and walkway networks in Europe today and as such incidents are something of a rarity.

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A Briton was found among the injured in a horrific rail crash in Spain that left 140 injured and at least 77 dead.

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The Metrolink was temporarily suspended in Manchester following a serious incident on Mosley Street, leaving two people trapped in their car.

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Stretford and Urmston MP, Kate Green, has lobbied for improved road safety after St. Mary’s School in Davyhulme contacted her for help over serious road safety problems.

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Eight-month-old baby saved by her mother after taxi collides with them after the driver reportedly had a heart attack and lost consciousness. Alondra Gervacio, 17, and her baby, Perla, were on their way to school for the teenager's final exam when the vehicle mounted the pavement, before smashing into the front of a shop in the Bronx, New York.

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A motorist has had to be cut free from a vehicle after a crash involving several cars on the M56 near Manchester Airport caused long delays on Sunday. Firefighters had to use cutting gear to free the trapped motorist following the collision at 3.33pm between junctions four and five.

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Minor burns and scalds are among some of the most very painful injuries you can receive in the workplace, as even the slightest one can remain painful for a long period of time.

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Burns can be among the most painful types of personal injury to receive in life, let alone the work place. As well as involving the possibility of scarring and disfigurement, serious burn injuries can affect vital organs and even result in death in some cases, while the scarring can also contract and cause reduced mobility and create psychological distress.

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Whether you have been injured at work or in the gym, suffering an injury as a result of a poor lifting technique could be very damaging for your health with some people even being confined to a wheelchair as a result.

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Working with a winch can be a dangerous activity as there are certain safety precautions which should be put into place before you consider using it, including checking the cable for any frays and kinks, wearing safety equipment such as heavy duty gloves and appropriate training.

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Regardless of where you work, suffering an injury as a result of a faulty hoist could pose a serious threat to your health and may require you to have substantial treatment.

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According to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations Act (1998), the operation of cranes is prohibited to certain rules in order to protect the health and safety of employees, so if you have been a victim of a faulty crane in the workplace then you could be entitled to make a claim for negligence.

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If you have had an accident in the workplace which you believe could have been prevented, then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

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Everyone requires some form of work equipment while in employment, whether it consists of basic stationary such as scissors or staplers to specialist tools or large industrial machinery.

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If you have been injured as a result of falling out of an open window then this can be a very dangerous situation and could require you to have a lengthy stay in hospital.

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The workplace is often full of electrical appliances that can result in you receiving electrical burns, whether it’s through faulty appliances or broken fuses, but you shouldn’t have to suffer if you have been left with injuries such as this.

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The road conditions in the UK are among some of the best in Europe, with many roads and public walkways being able to withstand constant use for years.

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Working with glass requires a lot of concentration and adequate safety equipment; such is the risk that it poses to your health.

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There are many different types of chemical disease and chemical injury which could result in you becoming injured, including chemical burns, chemical poisoning and allergies arising from chemical exposure, along with a huge range of possible symptoms.

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Working on the production line without an appropriate amount of safety equipment can often result in you obtaining an injury, as it is one of the most dangerous stations in the workplace.

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Cases such as this are most likely to occur on a construction site and usually require you to work in dangerous conditions, so if you are injured as a result of a harness failure then you are more likely to receive a substantial compensation award.

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A 72-year-old woman has died and four others left injured following a two-car collision in Kent.

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Police have arrested a woman after 4x4 ends up in a garden following a crash.

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A five-year-old boy has escaped death after he was hit by a car travelling at 30mph.

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Working in an office environment can pose a lot of potential risks to your health, as there are a number of occurrences which could lead you to sustaining an injury.

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A new workplace can take a lot of time trying to get used to and you may not be familiar with certain requirements, meaning that you run the risk of becoming injured.

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Although you may not realise it, there are a lot of potential hazards in the workplace that could result in you having a serious injury that could have life-altering effects on you.

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One of the perks of working for a business that has fleet vehicle insurance is that you get to use a company car; a useful asset to anyone in the bustling 21st Century where getting from A to B quickly is vital conducting business.

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If you have ever been in a position where you have been injured or suffered as a result of malpractice, then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation.

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It is important that you have equipment that is safe to use, especially if your job requires you to use a crane as there is a lot that could go wrong if it is faulty.

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If you are a lover of alpine sports such as skiing or snowboarding then you will understand how tiring it can be, what with the constant pressures you put on your body and the constant trips.

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Whether you work in an office, on a building site, in a shop or a factory, chances are that at some point during your daily routine you will use machinery of some kind.

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It is the responsibility of your employee to provide you with adequate safety equipment in order for you to complete your job at the best of your abilities with minimal risk, so if this basic need isn’t upheld then you could end up becoming injured.

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If you are injured at work as a result of faulty equipment then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

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Although you may not realise it, there are a lot of potential hazards in the workplace that could result in you having a serious injury that could have life-altering effects on you.

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In the modern working environment it is imperative that the correct safety equipment is in place to ensure the wellbeing of staff and in general this is usually upheld.

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Ensuring that staff are trained for their jobs is one of the most important aspects of running an efficient and safe workplace, because if they haven’t been implemented then there could be a risk of someone getting injured.

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If you are unfortunate enough to suffer an injury at work as a result of sheet glass then you could be eligible to seek out compensation.

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Losing your hearing can be a very traumatic issue for you to deal with, so if you have been subjected to high levels of noise in the workplace and have lost your hearing as a result, then you could be entitled to make a claim for industrial hearing loss compensation.

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Two motorists had to be rescued by fire crews after a car crash left them trapped in their vehicle.

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The workplace can quite often be a dangerous place and as such it is important that you are provided with adequate safety equipment, otherwise you could be at risk of an injury.

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The driver of an overturned van has died after receiving serious injuries as the result of a serious accident. The accident happened between junctions 20 and 19 on the M60 anti-clockwise.

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A head-on crash between two vehicles left a man needing to be cut free by fire crews in Stockport. The accident was between a black Vauxhall Signum and a black VW Golf.

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Premier League footballer Nani has escaped serious injury after his Bentley Continental was involved in a collision with an unmarked police car.

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A nine car accident has left two men dead after their stolen Audi S4 Quattro exploded into a fireball after ploughing into eight cars in Salford.

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Beauty treatments are something that many of us may undertake from time to time, either as a way to improve our physical appearance, or simply just a way to feel better, regardless of why you undertake a beauty technique.

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Beauty treatments are fairly common in society, especially amongst those who are looking to improve their appearance and feel great at the same time, and if you do find that you are in this situation then you may have undertaken one or more beauty treatments in recent times.

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As beauty treatments start to become more popular, they are also starting to become increasingly safe and new and more sophisticated techniques are being developed each day.

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Rehabilitation is a key part of any treatment or surgery and in order for it to be successful it's crucial that any patient goes through the appropriate rehabilitation to ensure that they are able to regain their full health after this type of procedure.

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For many people the home is a sanctuary, an area where they feel safe and an area where they think that nothing could possibly go wrong, unfortunately it is often this complacency that leads to problems occurring if a person is not expecting a problem to happen to them in the home.

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As with any type of treatment or even surgery, good preparation is key to success and whether you are undergoing a rather minor or major procedure, it's absolutely essential that you have the right preparation before anything is undertaken.

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Although it’s not something that many of us experience often, food poisoning is a real problem around the home when it does strike and it has the potential to leave you with serious illness if you happen to be the victim of a particularly poor bout.

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As we are living in an increasingly modern society it's not surprising that we are starting to integrate an increasing number of electrical and technical appliances into our homes, and as we continue to integrate these on a regular basis, we often find that problems can occur.

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Electrical equipment is something that we all have an abundance of in the home, and if you are the type of person who relies heavily on these electrical appliances throughout your day then chances are that you have at least a couple situated in each room.

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Whether you want to improve the way that you look or you are simply looking to relax and feel better about yourself, a beauty treatment is a great way to pamper yourself and ensure that you really get the attention that you deserve

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In a world where beauty treatments are starting to become increasingly common, safety is also starting to improve and when you go for a modern beauty treatment the last thing that you are often worried about is sustaining an injury while you undertake your treatment

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In a world where we are quite heavily dependent on electricity, it's not hard to see why it plays such an important role in so many elements of our household.

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Electrical appliances are common in the home and whether it’s turning on the lights, watching the television or even cooking dinner, chances are that a numerous times during the day you will have to interact with some form of electrical appliance.

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With the amount of piping that we have in our homes it’s not unusual that from time to time water leak can occur and unfortunately in some situations, water leaks can lead to potentially serious consequences.

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Slippery surfaces have the potential to be very dangerous if they aren’t dealt with and unsurprisingly a slippery surface can often be a common occurrence around the home.

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As we continue to look towards cleaner technologies, many homes are now starting to use gas as a much cheaper and far more efficient power option than electricity – and for many people this is actually proving to be a much safer option around the home.

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A helicopter crash in central London has left two people dead and 12 injured.

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Four fire engines were called out after a train’s diesel engine compartment caught fire on the railway bridge on Wilburn Street, Salford.

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A motorcycle accident has left a rider and his pillion passenger in hospital in Hayle. The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the accident which happened at around 9pm last night and neither of the riders were believed to be seriously injured in the accident.

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Snowy conditions have led to a fatal crash in Essex. The single vehicle crash occurred at around 7.10pm on Sunday on the A12 near Kelvedon, Essex.

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Being overseas is the last place that you want to be when you are considering medical treatment and hopefully you will never find yourself in a position where you need it. Unfortunately sometimes

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On a night out it’s not hard to see how fake eyelashes have really come to prominence in the last few years, and if you are looking to add that little bit extra to the make up on your face, then fake eyelashes can make the perfect addition to your outfit.

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Although there are normally parts of our bodies that we aren’t happy with, the ears are not usually one of them.

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Whether you are doing it for medical reasons, or you are simply looking to boost your self-esteem, mammoplasty is one of the most common surgical techniques that you will find here in the UK.

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One of the best advancements of modern technology has been the introduction of laser treatment and for many people this has led to a much safer way of changing parts of their body and fixing medical problems.

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Hair removal can be one of life’s great challenges, and if you are the type of person that has always had problems with hair removal then chances are that you will have been looking for a more permanent way of keeping it away.

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Facial damage is one of the harshest types of damage that a person can sustain and scarring and long-term injuries can leave a person low on confidence and self-esteem.

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Smooth, youthful skin is something that many people aspire to. The ability to feel young and have your skin exhibiting the same characteristics is something that really appeals to many people and as a result a number of different techniques have come onto the market which allow individuals to really achieve these goals.

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The word botox is incredibly common in the UK and for women who are looking to rid wrinkles and make fine lines disappear, botox is one of the most popular forms of beauty therapy that is used to achieve these goals.

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It’s probably not surprising to hear that the face is one area of the body where a great deal of plastic surgery is carried out, and in recent years this has become one area where techniques have really started to be refined and improvements in safety have started to be made as a result.

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Have you ever thought that your ears stick out? Or that perhaps you’d like them to sit towards the back of your head a little better?

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For many people, excess fat and flab around the arm area can be a constant challenge – and let’s be honest, it’s one area of the body where fat can be really hard to shift!

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Plastic surgery is starting to become an increasingly popular options for many people right around society, and if you are the type of person who likes to chop and change certain parts of your body then it’s most likely something that you would consider.

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In the modern environment plastic surgery is becoming a popular option for anyone who is looking to change parts of their body that they don’t like, and as it becomes more commonplace in society for even more innovative processes to come on the market.

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With the innovations in plastic surgery it seems as though many people across the UK are consistently looking for new ways to change parts of their bodies that they are not 100% happy with.

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Plastic surgery is commonplace in the UK and it’s not unusual to see a number of different plastic surgery techniques being carried out on a regular basis.

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Being injured on holiday is often the last thing that you want to think about, but unfortunately it does happen.

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Plastic surgery is a popular form of elective surgery that many people choose to undertake as a way of changing or improving parts of their body that they may not like.

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Surgery is something that we will normally all have to go through after we sustain an injury and at some point in our lifetimes, it’s something that we will all definitely experience.

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Road traffic accidents are some of the most common accidents that occur in general society and you are more likely to be injured driving to work in the morning than you are on any form of public transport or even on a plane.

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Sailing is a popular activity that many people like to partake in, especially those who love to something involving the water and if you like a very hands-on experience then a sailing boat could be just what you are looking for.

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For people who love to relax on holiday, or simply enjoy being out on the water, a sailing boat can be a great option to simply relax and travel around at the same time.

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A 12-year-old boy had to be rescued by a neighbour after suffering serious injuries caused by a vicious dog attack. Local neighbour Stewart McGuinness came out to defend the boy when he heard his cries for help, fighting off the dog with a metal tube from his vacuum cleaner.

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A motorway collision has left drivers facing long delays on the M60 in Manchester. The incident which occurred on the M60 near Brinnington, Stockport is believed to have involved four vehicles with ambulances and police immediately called to the scene.

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A five car crash left motorists facing heavy delays on the Mancunian Way on Tuesday. The accident happened at the junction of the Mancunian Way and Upper Brook Street in Hulme around 1pm and police and ambulance crews were called straight to the scene.

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A crash involving a car and a mobility scooter rider has left a man critically ill and fighting for his life. Serious head and leg injuries were suffered by the 64-year-old rider during the crash which occurred at around 6:30pm on Sunday.

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Head and neck injuries are always among the most severe that you can sustain and if you are left with injuries of this type then you could find that you suffer long-term side effects.

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Climbing is a popular hobby for anyone who likes exploring the great outdoors, and if you are the type of person who knows that you can only reach certain destinations through this method of transport, the chances are that it’s something you frequently undertake.

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In addition to general injuries, there are some injuries that you can sustain which are far more severe and have a far more significant impact on your life than others. One example of this is deep tissue injuries which can have a lasting impact on your body and can take an extended period of time to heal – if they heal at all.

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Fractures are more common than you think and if you are involved in an accident on holiday then they are actually one of the most common types of injuries that you can sustain. The severity of your injury will depend on the type of fracture that you have sustained, but in any situation if you have been a victim in this way then you shouldn’t be left to suffer in silence.

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Leg injuries are usually the last thing that you will want to think about on holiday, but unfortunately if you are involved in an accident this is one potential outcome that you could face. Regardless of where you are, as a tourist you are not immune to injuries and if you have been injured on holiday then you may have been through an incredibly harrowing experience.

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If you have a love of water and you are looking to head that way this summer then chances are at some point you will be using a motorboat. A popular method of transport, and a lot of fun at the same time, a motorboat can be a great way to cross water quickly and easily and it can be a great way to soak up some sun at the same time.

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Injuries on holiday are never a pleasant experience, and if you do find that you have been the victim of a shoulder accident on holiday then chances are that being away from home and being in an environment that is unfamiliar to you are two things that you really won’t enjoy.

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Although most injuries are clear to see, it’s often the ones that are hidden which can be potentially more damaging and dangerous than those which are evident. A broken bone or deep scar could be incredibly debilitating, but in many cases they will heal over time, in contrast a soft tissue injury can be hard to identify, hard to manage and as a result can require a great deal more time and effort to fix.

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If you are looking to head out to a lake, river or even the beach this summer then chances are that a speedboat will make the perfect addition to your holiday. A great way to travel around and a lot of fun at the same time, speedboats can make the perfect accompaniment to any trip, while providing you with a speedy method of transport at the same time.

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