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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    The correct ways for children to carry chairs in school


    In an ideal world, children would not have to carry chairs at all. As we do, however, live in a world that is far from perfect, it is essential for teachers, parents and, of course, children to learn the correct ways for children to carry chairs.

    Learning the correct ways for children to carry chairs

    Like safe manual handling procedures in the ‘adult world’, the correct ways for children to carry chairs are designed to prevent children injuring themselves or others while carrying chairs. Teaching kids how to carry chairs safely in school not only prevents accidental injuries but also helps improve their:

    Space does not allow a detailed explanation of the correct ways for children to carry chairs here, but you can find the full procedure at www.infomontessori.com.

    Injuries at school

    Lifting and carrying-related injuries are not the only risk children face at school. Many injuries at school are caused by:

    • Slips, trips and falls

    • Scissor-related accidents

    • Accidents involving defective or damaged furniture or play equipment

    Schools have a duty of care towards children, teachers and other people visiting a school to minimise such risks.

    Right to make a claim for compensation

    If your child was hurt at school because the school was in breach of this duty of care, you could be entitled to make a personal injury claim on behalf of your child.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    We, a law firm with a nationwide legal team, can provide you with helpful compensation advice. With more than a decade’s worth of experience in handling school injury claims, our in-house solicitors can get you the compensation your child’s injury entitles you to fast and efficiently.

    What to expect

    When you call our freephone helpline, we will ask you about the:

    • Circumstances leading to your child’s accident

    • The type and extent of the personal injury your child sustained

    Required to confirm your claim eligibility and assess the likelihood of a claim being successful, any information provided by you will, of course, be kept completely confidential.

    What happens next

    Once the advisor has confirmed your claim eligibility, you will be offered the services of a solicitor with many years’ experience in handling claims like yours to maximise your chance of success. You will be under no obligation to go ahead and claim at this point, although we recommend doing so.

    To get helpful advice and/or ask for an expert solicitor to be assigned to you, call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your landline telephone or mobile now.

    Date Published: April 20, 2017

    Author: Accident Advice

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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