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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

    What to remember when you store poisonous chemicals

    Whether you are a gardener, scientist, cleaner or any other job that involves storing poisonous chemicals, it is important that you understand how dangerous they are and how to store them safely after use in order to avoid injury or a work accident.

    Should you receive training on how to store poisonous chemicals?

    If your job involves using and then storing harmful chemicals then yes, you should receive training. By having someone show or demonstrate how to store poisonous chemicals safely, it will be easier for you to stay safe and potentially prevent a work accident from occurring.

    When should you receive the training to avoid an accident at work?

    In order to prevent an accident at work you should receive training on how to store poisonous chemicals safely right at the start, before you start working with them. This means that you have an understanding of them and that there is less risk of sustaining a nasty work injury. The sooner you receive training, the sooner you and the company are safer from harm.

    If the company works on the basis of learning as you go, the risk of an accident at work is much higher as you may not be aware of how to handle or store the harmful chemicals.

    If you’ve had a work accident within the last 3 years that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make a claim. We here at Accident Advice Helpline specialise in cases including work injury claims and personal injury claims.

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    Accident Advice Helpline has over 10 years’ experience with our team of highly skilled lawyers always endeavouring to make the claims process as stress-free as possible. In fact, many of our clients are able to settle their work injury claim without stepping foot in a court room.

    Speak to one of our friendly advisors to find out more about making an accident at work claim on our 24–hour freephone on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

    Alternatively take our simple 30-second compensation calculator test online to see if you could be eligible to make an accident claim. If you have a viable injury claim, your case will be handled by an expert injury lawyer.

    Date Published: December 9, 2015

    Author: David Brown

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