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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

    How forklift accident pictures can help your claim


    When you’re injured in an accident at work, the last thing on your mind is taking photographs of what has happened. But forklift accident pictures could be beneficial if you later decide to make a personal injury claim. You could take these photos yourself or ask a colleague or friend to take them for you…..

    How to claim factory work accident compensation


    Do you work in a factory? Perhaps you’re employed at a food processing factory or work in a factory which manufactures electronics? Whatever type of factory you work in the hours can be long and the work can be repetitive, but the last thing you expect is to be involved in an accident at work….

    A guide to industrial illnesses and diseases


    Some working environments are more hazardous than others. For example if you work in a chemical plant you are likely to be more at risk than someone who works in an office. However it is important to be aware of the risks involved with your working environment and to be sure that these are minimised….

    You need the best accident at work claim solicitors


    Where do you work? Perhaps you’re employed in retail, have a job in an office or work on a construction site. Maybe you’re a self-employed electrician, or have a job in a warehouse. Whatever you do, you have a right to remain safe at work, and the last thing most of us think about during….

    Read about some workplace accident scenarios


    When you are injured in an accident at work it can sometimes feel like you’re the only person that this has ever happened to. But you’d be surprised at how common workplace accidents are, and how many people each year are left injured or ill as a result of an accident at work. If this….

    How to make an accident at work claim in the UK


    Accidents can happen to anyone at any time but thankfully serious accidents which result in injuries in the workplace are not as common as they once were due to health and safety laws which protect employees. If you were the victim of an unfair accident and you want to know more about making an accident….

    Most common types of work accident claim


    Have you had an accident at work? Did you suffer injuries? Was the accident in the last 3 years? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, you may be eligible for work accident compensation. About a work accident claim for compensation Work accident compensation is offered to people who have suffered illness or injury at….

    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….

    Accident at work and sick pay explained


    Many people wonder why anybody would bother to make a claim for personal injury compensation when they could recoup their lost earnings with sick pay. In fact, this isn’t always the case. If you’re self-employed, for example if you are a contractor or a tradesman, you’re not eligible to receive statutory sick pay normally. It….

    Compensation for falling down workplace stairs


    Falling downstairs has to be one of the most frightening experiences you could have. Your feet can go out from underneath you in mere seconds, leaving you to try and break your fall in whatever way you can. In some cases people are left with relatively minor injuries but this isn’t always the case. In….

    Health and safety at work: Preventing accidents in the kitchen


    Working in busy kitchen environments can be hazardous. Hot cookers, steaming pots and sharp knives represent an ever present danger, and spills can easily lead to slipping accidents. Preventing accidents at work through health and safety measures According to the 1974 Health and Safety at Work (HSW) Act, employers are required by law to ensure….

    Bin man accident claim


    If you are a refuse collector and have recently been injured while working, then you may be able to make a bin man accident claim. Bin men operate heavy vehicles and lift heavy objects and equipment as part of their work, exposing them to risks and hazards if they have not been properly trained. If….

    I’ve had an accident at work, what can I do?


    Being injured in an accident at work is no laughing matter, but did you know that if somebody else – such as your employer – is to blame for your accident then you could make a personal injury claim with Accident Advice Helpline? It may be that you’ve been injured in an accident whilst working….

    How many UK forklift accidents are there?


    Did you know that on average somebody is killed every 6 weeks in the UK by a forklift truck? UK forklift accidents often result in serious, life-changing injuries, due to the sheer weight of the average forklift, which can be in excess of 9,000 pounds. According to figures released by the Fork Lift Truck Association,….

    How to claim hairdresser injury compensation


    You might not put hairdresser up there with traditionally dangerous jobs, such as working in the construction industry, but there are still hazards lurking in hair salons that could lead to accidents, if you’re not careful. When you work as a hairdresser, you rely on the salon owners to ensure that your workplace is a….

    Statistics about workplace accidents 2016


    Finding out about workplace accidents in 2016 is a good idea if you’re an employer looking to take steps to improve health and safety at your place of work, or if you are a member of staff who has recently been injured in an accident at work. The best place to find statistics relating to….

    Compensation for banksman accidents


    A banksman is a person who guides the way a crane or large vehicle is operated. A crane driver may not be able to fully see everything around them, which is why a banksman is used in this situation. In the case of larger vehicles, such as an HGV with a trailer attached for example,….

    Help with a work injury report form


    For those unlucky enough to suffer from a workplace accident, your employer should have logged your accident any you may have been asked to fill out a work injury report form. All employers are required by law to report any accidents and injuries at work and they should also be covered by insurance should the….

    Different working environments


    The UK workforce earns its living in a variety of different working environments, including heavy industry, construction sites, shops, offices, warehouses, and also out in the fresh air in agriculture. The working environment differs from job to job. No matter where you are working, your employer has a duty of care to your health and….

    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….

    What to do if you had an accident at work recently


    Accidents at work can be problematic if you are left with an injury and need to take time off to recover. Your employer may offer you sick pay while you are away from work or you may face lost earnings. If you have had an accident at work within the last three years and the….

    Compensation for JCB accidents


    JCB accidents are rare indeed but they might potentially happen on a building site or other similar area if the proper precautions are not always taken. For example those using JCB vehicles should have received proper training on how to operate them safely. If this is not the case the individuals could end up injuring….

    What is a workplace accident definition?


    According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), a workplace accident definition is “an event that results in injury or ill health.” This means anything that occurs at work which leads to illness or injury could be classed as a workplace accident, so this term could cover a wider range of things than you thought….

    Fell down stairs in the work place


    If you fell down stairs in the work place you may be surprised at just how serious your injuries could be and just how drastically your life could change. All kinds of bone breaks, fractures and muscular problems can result for anyone who fell down stairs in the work place, and these kinds of injuries….

    Feet Hurt After Work


    Feet Hurt After Work? If your feet hurt after work and cause you ongoing and constant pain, you may have suffered a stress fracture or other serious injury in the course of carrying out your duties. If this is because of a lack of proper personal protective equipment or the actions of your employers, this….

    Faulty Ladder at Work


    It’s amazing how what seems like a perfectly normal and uneventful day can suddenly take a dramatic turn for the worse because of the simplest of things. A good example is the dramatic effects that can ensue following an accident due to a faulty ladder at work, which can turn someone’s life upside down in….

    Fall at work claim


    Have I got a fall at work claim? If you have had an injury in the workplace, and this was caused through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to make a fall at work claim for compensation. Employer’s responsibilities for a fall at work claim An employer has legal responsibilities towards you….

    Work accident compensation, how much can you claim?


    Work accident compensation, how much can you claim Making a work accident claim is not hard when you know how to do it. Work place injuries are very common however not all work place injuries are worthy of compensation. And the amount of compensation will depend on the level of impact on your life. A….

    Trip at work compensation


    Am I eligible for trip at work compensation? As a general rule of thumb, if you have had the misfortune to have been hurt or injured whilst at work because of an accident that wasn’t your fault you could be eligible for compensation. Under UK law all personal injury claims must satisfy certain criteria, once….

    Slipping at work


    Slipping at work A slipping at work claim can be brought when a chance event causes an injury due to tripping, slipping or falling, commonly as a consequence of unsafe or possibly risky conditions on some other person’s (or company’s) property. A slipping at work incident is the most common accident that causes personal injury….

    Painful work related injuries


    Painful work related injuries can be claimed for Victims of painful work related injuries are protected by the law which says that employers must ensure that the workplace is a safe and secure place to carry out work-related tasks. It is your boss’s job to make sure you are safe while you are on the….

    Stockroom accidents


    Picking up the pieces after stockroom accidents If you’ve been unfortunate enough to be involved in stockroom accidents whilst at work, you’ll know that it’s no laughing matter. The resulting injury may have meant that you’ve had to take time off work, either due to the pain, inability to do your job or to attend….

    Automobile manufacture claim


    Have you had an accident in the car factory? If you are involved in automobile manufacture, or indeed the making of any other vehicles for a living, it’s likely that you’ll have had extensive training on how to do your job properly and safely, minimising the risk of having an accident in the factory. But if you’ve….

    Accidents at work and injury compensation


    Accidents At Work and Injury Compensation explained An accident of any nature can be a stressful and upsetting experience, so what can you expect if you suffer one in the workplace? Depending on the situation, the circumstances may leave you feeling vulnerable or reluctant to take action. But never allow yourself to feel threatened or….

    Employers’ liability claims for fibromyalgia caused by work


    Are you considering employers’ liability claims for fibromyalgia caused by work? Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome that, unlike arthritis which causes joint pains, causes pain in the soft tissue around joints, in the skin, and in the organs. The pain is usually widespread and can vary greatly not just from patient to patient, but also….

    Employee compensation


    You may be entitled to Employee Compensation if: You have an accident at work If you have an accident at work you may be entitled to employee compensation from your employers insurance company, with whom they have employers liability insurance, it doesn’t normally cost your actual employer anything. The accident can be caused by any….

    Non-fault accidents at work


    Accidents can happen anytime, anywhere and often nobody is to blame. An accident is just part of life not always running according to plan. However many non-fault accidents at work are preventable and avoidable and only occur due to the neglect and wrong behaviour of another individual. Non-fault accidents at work facts Here at Accident Advice….

    Accident in work claim facts


    Here at Accident Advice Helpline we deal with various types of claims for our innocent victims who have been hurt or injured in accidents that were not their fault.  Accident in work claim facts A common type of claim here at Accident Advice Helpline is an accident in work claim.  Accidents occur very often in….

    Cumulative injury workers compensation in UK


    Cumulative Injury Workers Compensation in UK A cumulative injury is one that’s caused by repetition in the work place, such as a constant loud noise impairing your hearing, or damaging your wrist by doing the same movement over and over again. These may entitle you to Cumulative Injury Workers Compensation in the UK. Time Scale….

    Accident in the workplace claim


    An accident in the workplace claim is a method through which an injured employee can claim compensation from their employer for an accident that was not their own fault. Law firms like Accident Advice Helpline exist especially to help workers do this. They have teams of highly trained professional personal injury lawyers who handle all….

    Accident procedures at work


    There are several accident procedures at work that should be put in place following an accident. This is done to ensure that health and safety policies and procedures are maintained. They are put in place to protect the workforce. The employer should be well aware of the correct procedures for an accident at work for….

    Cost of accidents at work


    The cost of accidents at work varies, depending on the severity of the injuries and a number of other factors, such as whether the injured employee has had to take time off work as a result of the accident. If you have been injured at work in an accident that was not your fault, you may be….

    Workplace injury claim in the UK


    Are you considering making a workplace injury claim in the UK? Every year, thousands of employees make a successful workplace injury claim in the UK.  The range of accidents happening in our places of work is astonishing.  To give you an idea of the kind of cases we fight on behalf of our clients, here are….

    Works injury claims


    How varied are works injury claims? Accidents at work are as varied as accidents in any area of life. But while the range of accidents at work is very wide, accidents in the workplace are generally much more predictable than on the high street, roads or countryside. This ability for an employer to assess and….

    Accident sickness unemployment


    If you are the person who normally brings in the wages to your household, have you ever thought about what would happen if you were unable to work? The fact that you are no longer the breadwinner – or are not earning as much as you used to – will not stop the monthly bills appearing…..

    Compensation for different injuries at work


    Are you wondering about compensation for different injuries at work There are numerous ways that you can be injured at work, including: Slips, trips and falls Injuries involving poorly guarded machinery Burns and other skin conditions caused by spillages of hazardous substances Being hit by falling objects Back injuries caused by lifting items that are….


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