Caretaker compensated for hernia

Source: on 2009-08-19 10:04:00

A school caretaker has received compensation in an out-of-court settlement after he suffered a hernia while lifting a heavy room divider.Alan Thomas was moving the divider so he could polish a classroom floor at Common Road Infant School in South Kirkby when he was injured.He had surgery to repair the hernia in November 2007 and was off work for two months afterwards.With support from his union UNISON, Thomas brought a ...

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