When a serious work accident occurs, there are certain steps you can take to help reduce the harm and smooth what will - inevitably - be a distressing process. It's a good idea to be aware of these before something happens, so you can make sure you have the right procedures in place. Some of these are common sense, others less obvious. Take a look at the basic steps.
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The resources on this page have been produced with the help of our lawyers in a large number of countries around the world. Stefano de Luca Tamajo is the Chair of our Health & Safety Expert Group and a partner in our Italian firm.