Broken chair costs council £10k

Source: on 2009-08-04 09:51:00

A council worker who slipped a disc and had to undergo back surgery after being forced to use a broken chair for nearly nine months has received £10,000 compensation.Kay Fagg was working as a sheltered housing officer for Southend-on-Sea Borough Council when the castors of her chair stopped working early in 2003. Fagg complained to her employer, but she wasn't given a replacement."I was in constant raw pain from by ...

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