If employees become ill or injured at work, they might be able to claim compensation from their employer. The ELCI Act (1969) requires that employers take out insurance against such claims. There are some exemptions to this, including public bodies, and those employing specified relatives only. Previous research in this area has found inconsistent levels of compliance, and some of it is quite out-of-date. This research was undertaken to provide a robust measure of levels of compliance in order to support policy development in this area.
It has recently been announced by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) that despite expectations of a slowing in GDP throughout 2018,