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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

    Category : Accident at work claim

    Compensation for being knocked unconscious at work

    The last thing anyone would consider happening while they were at work would be to become injured in some way. For the most part, all workers are in a safe environment which is made so thanks to the consideration and care of their employers. Health and safety rules demand that all workplaces are safe in….

    Compensation for being hurt by an unlicensed forklift driver

    ContentsHow bad can injuries caused by a forklift be?Do you want no-obligation advice following an injury at work?A forklift truck is a vehicle that is used in many different workplaces. It is generally used to pick up and move things from one place to another, perhaps sometimes retrieving them from high racking to set down….

    I was knocked out at work, can I claim?

    “I was knocked out at work, can I claim?” We sometimes hear this question at Accident Advice Helpline. People are frequently unsure whether an accident that knocked them out at work will qualify for a personal injury claim. The most likely way of being knocked out (rendered unconscious) is the result of an electric shock,….

    What are Workplace Exposure Limits?

    Many employees in various industries are exposed to certain substances and chemicals which could be harmful to health. There are limits on the amount of substance a person can be exposed to before the substance may cause health difficulties and these are set out in a Workplace Exposure Limits document from the Health and Safety….

    Driving Instructor Accident Claim

    ContentsLearner driversAn accident on the road at work can come in many forms, depending on the type of job that a person actually does. A driving instructor accident claim covers accidental personal injury claims for driving instructors. As a driving instructor it can be part and parcel of the job to be hit from behind….

    Why should accidents be recorded?

    Accidents at work are commonplace around the globe and they tend to occur with a determined regularity. They might result in personal injury, property damage, or some other kind of loss and they might be as minor as a sprained ankle or as major as a fatality. Regardless of the severity however, UK law requires,….

    Can I claim for tripping over wires at work?

    Call Accident Advice Helpline to get the most accurate answer to the question: “Can I claim for tripping over wires at work?” Safety in the workplace The most common causes of workplace injuries include slips, trips and falls. They are also the most preventable cause of workplace accidents. Tripping over trailing cables and wires at….

    Top 5 reasons people get hurt at work

    Workplaces can be hazardous and there are a number of ways in which people can become ill or injured at work. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, although there are steps that employers or employees can take to ensure the safety of staff. Here are some of the more common reasons that people get hurt at work:….

    Your employer’s responsibilities if you have an accident at work

    ContentsWhat are your employer’s responsibilities?Taking time off work after being involved in a work accidentMore about employer negligenceHow can you find out for certain whether you can claim?Very few people ever experience accidents at work. The health and well-being of workers is taken far more seriously today compared to the distant past. This is mainly….

    Most common causes of slips, trips and falls in the workplace

    It is a legal requirement for employers to provide their workforce with a safe and comfortable working environment. If you’ve had slips, trips or falls at work, and it was not your fault, you may be able to claim compensation. According to the Health and Safety Executive, more than 1.1 million people suffered work-related illnesses….

    Potential hazards in the workplace

    When you first look at your workplace you may not see it, but look again more closely and you will see all the potential hazards in the workplace, just waiting to cause someone an accident at work. Many we can prevent by simply being a bit tidier and organised, but others will need the management….

    Most common injuries caused by accidents at work

    According to the Health and Safety Executive, 640,000 people had an accident at work in 2012/2013. If you’ve been injured at work or suffered illness as a result of your employment, you may be entitled to claim compensation. Types of work accident Some workplaces, such as garages, farms, and factories, are dangerous by nature. But,….

    Can I claim for work bullying?

    Similar to harassment, bullying is behaviour that makes people feel offended or intimidated. Some examples of bullying behaviour include spreading malicious rumours, picking on someone, undermining competent employees, and denying someone’s promotion opportunities. Unfortunately, bullying is not against the law. This means that bullying behaviour cannot be punished too harshly. In certain circumstances, however, you….

    Common causes of workplace accidents

    Accidents at work can be particularly stressful. An accident during the course of your employment can seriously injure you and/or render you unable to work for a period of time. Thankfully according to the HSE, accidents in the workplace have fallen dramatically over the last decade. This can be attributed to robust adherence to health….

    In focus: Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act, 1920

    ContentsMoving on from the Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children ActA forerunner to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974?The dangers of modern jobsStaying safe at work is just as important as everHave you been injured at work?Just before Christmas 1920, a new law came into effect, known as the Employment of Women,….

    What are the main causes of accidents in the workplace?

    While workplace accidents are on the decrease (according to the Health and Safety Executive), over half a million of us are still injured at work in the UK every year. Better safety procedures and first aid provision means that our places of work are safer than ever before, but even the most innocuous of environments….

    Why every workplace should have a designated first-aider

    Unfortunately, accidents and illness do happen in the workplace, and people at work may require immediate attention to save their life or prevent a minor injury from becoming worse. The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide first-aid equipment, facilities and people to help employees if they become ill or injured at….

    True or false? I won’t be fired if I am injured at work

    ContentsMyth: ‘Those who are injured at work are the first to be dismissed’Myth: ‘I’ll be fired if I make a work-related injury claim’Myth: ‘Making a claim could cause animosity with other workers and/or the boss’After being injured in a work-related accident that was not your fault, one side-effect that you may not have considered is….

    Are flip flops too dangerous to wear in the office?

    ContentsWill wearing flip flops lead to an accident at work?In offices up and down the country, dress codes and uniform policies are the bane of many workers’ lives. However, it’s important to remember that regulations are often in place to stay safe and avoid accidents at work as well as helping to look the part…..

    In Focus: Mines and Quarries Act 1954

    Outline The Mines and Quarries Act of 1954 was ultimately concerned with the health and safety of employees who worked within the mines. Its legislation was introduced in order to prevent accidents and injury to those employed in that environment. Provisions Passed on 25th November 1954, this act aimed to improve the condition of mines….

    Top five most common manual handling accidents

    Manual handling accidents cover a wide range of injuries at work. Accounting for approximately 33 per cent of workplace injuries, handling is the most common cause of injuries by work accident. Injuries received by handling accidents typically occur through carrying, lifting, pulling or pushing heavy loads incorrectly and include: Cuts (sharp objects) Sprains Strains Trapped….

    Accidents in the construction industry

    Although the number of injuries sustained within the construction industry has been reduced significantly over the last 20 years, it is still regarded as a high risk occupation. The nature of this type of work means that any type of injury has the potential to be very serious and sometimes fatal. Working at height and….

    My employer is harassing me because of my claim – what do I do?

    Your employer has various responsibilities which include ensuring you are not bullied or harassed at work, providing the correct equipment to enable you to carry out your tasks safely and maintaining various procedures and policies in your workplace. If you are the victim of an accident or contract a disease while at work which is….

    Accidents at Work Compensation Examples

    Accidents at work compensation examples Here at Accident Advice Helpline we have have won compensation for a delivery driver after a road traffic accident at work. Accident Advice Helpline’s client was awarded £4,300 for the injuries he received when a car failed to stop and hit him. Accident Advice Helpline’s customer was doing his duties….

    Accidents in the commercial kitchen workplace

    Have you had accidents in the commercial kitchen workplace? Risk assessments are a method of an employer identifying all the hazards that their employees are exposed to during their working day. It allows the employer to put steps in place to reduce the risk of an accident in the workplace occurring because of these hazards…..

    The most common injuries at work

    The most common injuries at work are those caused by trips, slips and falls. You may slip on a freshly washed floor or a highly polished one and break a limb, in which case, if there were no warning signs of the potential hazard, you could have a personal injury claim against your employer. If….

    Nuclear Accidents

    Nuclear accidents They may be rare, but they do happen and those people who are unlucky enough to be affected by nuclear accidents are likely to need significant compensation for the losses and trauma inflicted on their lives. Ever since the original commercial nuclear power reactors were constructed, there has been concern about the possible….

    Miners injury claim

    Along with the construction industry and despite all the latest technology in safety equipment above and below ground, mining remains one of the UK’s most dangerous occupations. Obviously, with the closure of many of Britain’s coal pits over the past 30 to 40 years, the volume of mining accidents has decreased. Exposure to coal dust….

    Work accidents compensation

    Work accidents compensation Believe it or not, work accidents compensation is not just for people who have been injured in heavy industries and on building sites. In fact, many work accidents compensation claims do not involve heavy machinery at all. They happen in all work places like offices, shops, hairdressers and cafes. Here are some….

    Serious Accident At Work

    Have you had a serious accident at work, or perhaps been involved in a road accident? Perhaps you’ve had a slip, trip or fall, or other accident while on work business. Maybe you have been the victim of medical negligence, or you are suffering from an industrial disease. Accident Advice Helpline have personal injury specialists who can….

    Work Accident Injury Compensation Claims Online UK

    30 Seconds is all it takes for Work Accident Injury Compensation Claims Online UK Company There is no doubting the internet has changed the world and the way it works and this is true of work accident injury compensation claims online UK Company Accident Advice Helpline (AAH). Thousands of happy customers have verified that the….

    Accident at work claim forms

    Have you been injured at work and it was not your fault? You may be entitled to compensation. Contact us with the details and expert advisors can advise you whether you have good case. We’ll need your details but, you’ll be pleased to hear, we won’t ask you to complete a lot of accident at….

    Work accident claims advice

    Are you looking for work accident claims advice? Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we offer professional, honest work accident claims advice with no obligation. We know that accidents happen anytime, anywhere, but when they happen at work, the stress of going up against your employer can add pressure to the situation.  All kinds of accident….

    Accidents at work law

    Accidents at work: You and the law  In the United Kingdom we are fortunate enough to have accidents at work law policies that protect employees. Our health and safety is safeguarded. All employers have a responsibility to provide a safe environment and protect our health. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HASAW….

    How you could have an accident at work

    Have you been injured in the workplace through no fault of your own? Perhaps you have been hurt and you are wondering how you could have an accident at work when you have been so careful? Not all accidents at work are caused through your own actions though. Sometimes others are to blame, perhaps failing….

    Accident at work legal expert

    Win your case with an accident at work legal expert If you’ve been involved in an accident in the workplace, you could be entitled to compensation. To get the money you are entitled to, it’s important that you have someone leading your case who knows what they’re doing. At Accident Advice Helpline, we have some of….

    Accident at Work Lawyer

    Have you been injured at work and think you may be able to make a personal injury claim? Are you looking for personal representation from an experienced, accident at work lawyer? Do you need honest, professional advice before you decide to proceed with a legal personal injury claim? If so, you have come to the right place. Accident Advice….

    Accident at Work List

    Do you need an accident at work list to help you claim? Are you wondering if you can claim compensation for your work accident? Check out this accident at work list. If you have been hurt or injured in an accident at work, it is always worth talking to someone about your situation to see….

    Work injury compensation calculator

    Being injured at work is stressful and can have far reaching consequences. If you’ve been hurt as a result of an accident at work that wasn’t your fault then you may be entitled to compensation. Accident Advice Helpline is here to help. Over £30 million Awarded a year Over 25,000 Enquiries a Month Established for….

    Serious Work Injury Claim

    If you have been injured at work, you may not have considered your accident to be your employer’s fault, but it could be. Your company or organisation has a legal duty to protect you and your colleagues from harm; everything from providing the correct equipment to giving you the proper training is their responsibility. If….

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