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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

    The consequences of poor workplace safety practices

    Every workplace should always be safe to work in. This is generally the case, but the consequences of poor workplace safety practices can be only too easy to see in some situations. These consequences can range from mild injuries caused by incidents that should never have occurred, to very serious injuries that can put the….

    What if your work injury was not reported?

    No one would expect to go to work and be hurt while they are there. The current Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 has vastly reduced the number of injuries people have suffered while at work, but there are still rare occasions where people are hurt. Most these are reported as they should be,….

    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….

    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….

    Common hazards in the entertainment industry

    ContentsWhat could go wrong?Recovering from injuries caused in the entertainment industry?The entertainment industry covers all manner of different job roles. It includes roles in film and television, both in front of and behind the camera. It also includes more traditional roles such as sales executives and marketing managers, plus a lot of other office-based roles…..

    How to claim prison officer injury compensation

    Working as a prison officer is not something everyone can do. It takes a special kind of person and one who can deal with all kinds of challenging situations. While some prisons contain more serious criminals than others, every prison is demanding in its own way. You will receive ample training to become a prison….

    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….

    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….

    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:….

    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….

    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,….

    Health and social care: the facts

    The health and social care sector employs over four million people in the United Kingdom; this includes both the public and private sector. The largest employer in the UK health sector is the National Health Service which employs approximately 1.7 million people. The health sector is made up of: Hospitals; General medical practices; Specialist medical practices;….

    What are my employer’s legal duties?

    All employees are entitled to work in a safe environment where risks to health and safety are minimal. Under health and safety laws in the UK, the primary responsibility for health and safety in the workplace lies with the employer; this being one your employer’s legal duties. Employers are responsible for health and safety in….

    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,….

    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….

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