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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 : Machinery accident claims

    Machinist accident counselling


    Having an accident at work not only has a significant physical strain on your body, but it can be mentally and emotionally traumatic, too. If you have had an accident, machinist accident counselling may be prescribed by your doctor to help you overcome this emotional trauma and aid in your overall recovery. Why might machinist….

    Advice on claiming for factory injuries


    Working in a factory can be a dangerous job, but it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s up to your employer to ensure you stay safe at work – but what does that actually mean? Well, they’re responsible for maintaining equipment and machinery to a safe standard, ensuring that your working environment is safe….

    How to safely operate a vacuum cleaner


    When you think about accidents in the home you may think about spillages you could slip up on, toys left at the top of the stairs, a trip injury, or shoes left in the middle of the floor to fall over. The last thing you may think about as a hazard in the home, which….

    Compensation for a dangerous machinery injury


    Anyone who has responsibility for operating machinery must be aware of the potential safety hazards. Depending on the nature of the equipment, there may be components that operate at high temperature, or there could be rollers, blades or other moving parts. Companies have a duty to ensure that any potential for a dangerous machinery injury….

    How to safely operate a heat gun


    Heat guns are used in many industries, from automotive, aerospace and electronics industries, to construction, maintenance, medical or packaging applications. Depending on type and accessories, they can be used to strip paint, de-solder electronic circuit boards, shrink-wrap packages and more. Wherever they are used, it is vital to follow safety instructions to prevent potentially serious….

    Compensation for factory machinery injuries


    Those working in factories have to contend with a variety of unpleasant environments. They can be noisy and smelly, and the machinery surrounding them is sometimes potentially dangerous. Healthy and safety regulations govern every aspect of the workplace, highlighting hazardous materials, and stipulating how machines should be operated in terms of trained personnel, having guards….

    Compensation for being injured by a log splitting machine


    Most of us have seen workers felling trees and getting rid of the remnants by chopping them up and feeding the trunks and branches through a log splitting machine. This is hard and physical work, but sometimes a tree may need to be felled because it may cause a danger to those in the immediate….

    How to make warehouse accident claims


    Warehouses can be a dangerous place to work if the correct health and safety procedures are not implemented and adhered to by employers. Health and safety can often seem obvious and even over the top at times, yet following safety guidelines has been proven to provide a safer work environment. Warehouse accident claims are on….

    How to safely operate a rotary reciprocating saw


    Any power tool can be dangerous if used incorrectly and can lead to an increased chance of an accident at work. In this article, Accident Advice Helpline takes an in-depth look at rotary reciprocating saws and how to avoid a work-related injury when using one. What is a rotary reciprocating saw? Also known as a….

    How to safely operate a table saw


    Used in many workshops, both professional and personal, table saws are not only exceptionally handy and often necessary tools, they are also extremely dangerous. In order to prevent potentially serious work accidents, it is vital to know how to use these tools safely. Table saw accidents at work Initial steps to prevent work–related injuries when….

    Who’s to blame for my factory injury?


    Working in a factory can be a dangerous job – you’re often working with heavy machinery and other equipment that has the potential to cause injuries. It’s up to employers to ensure that they keep staff safe – this means things like ensuring people get the training they need to carry out their job safely,….

    How to safely operate an impact wrench


    From office-related RSIs and slips, trips and falls in kitchens, to road collisions and accidents involving heavy-duty machinery, over 78,000 injuries due to accidents at work were reported to the Health and Safety Executive in 2012/13 alone. When operating hazardous machinery – such as an impact wrench – the risk of accidents at work rises…..

    Safety when working with hand-held power tools


    When accidents at work occur, all aspects of the victim’s life can suffer. If you work within a role which requires you to regularly use hand-held powered work tools, then you are at risk from many work-related injuries that could affect not only your working life, but also your personal life. Work-related injuries caused by….

    Angle grinder accident advice


    If an angle grinder injures you at work or at home, who can you turn to for angle grinder accident advice? This is an area that most workers or homeowners rarely deal with and so they may be unaware that compensation could be available to pay medical bills, property damage, or even time lost from….

    How to safely operate a grinding machine


    Many jobs involve using machinery of some sort, particularly those where workers are based in warehouses or factories. For example, a grinding machine (or a grinder, to give it its alternative name) is fitted with an abrasive grinding wheel to help shape all kinds of items. There are lots of different grinding machines, too, such….

    Filling out a forklift accident report


    One of the main dangers of forklifts is their weight – a forklift can weigh many tonnes, which means if you’re injured in a forklift accident, the results could be serious. If this has happened to you, or if a colleague has been injured at work in this type of accident, you’ll need to complete….

    The consequences of faulty tools and machinery


    Does your job require you to use machinery or tools? Some jobs do, and when this is the case, the tools and machinery in use should be maintained on a regular basis to make sure they do not cause any accidents. The consequences of faulty tools and machinery are known only too well to those….

    How to safely operate a reciprocating saw


    If you work on a construction site, you will be familiar with power tools and you will probably use them on a day to day basis, However, this doesn’t stop them from being dangerous and you should always follow health and safety guidelines to prevent accidents at work. Work accidents: How to use a reciprocating….

    Essential forklift safety tips


    Forklifts are essential for the day-to-day work of warehouses and factories. They are small enough to drive around indoors, but powerful enough to lift extremely heavy loads. They are relatively simple to drive, but unfortunately this can cause over-confidence, which sometimes results in serious accidents. In this article, we’ll look at essential forklift safety tips….

    In Focus: Factories Act 1961


    Accidents at work can be a deeply unsettling and unnerving time for the victims, as well as a concerning, not to mention expensive, period. The modern British workforce should be grateful to work in an era in which numerous health and safety laws and legislations are in place to protect their wellbeing and help to prevent workplace….

    Looking for a forklift accident report form template?


    Are you searching online for a forklift accident report form template? Are you curious about how a form is completed, and the type of information you might need to provide? If so, don’t worry. Questions like these are quite common in these situations. When you suffer an accident, one involving a forklift truck, you will….

    Factories: Five tips on how to stay safe


    Factories are notoriously dangerous places but there are many measures that can reduce the risk of accidents at work and help to prevent incidents and injuries at factories. Common types of accidents at work in factories Factories are among the most hazardous workplaces, due to the presence of heavy machinery and industrial equipment and potentially….

    The dangers of factory vehicle loading/unloading


    As industries go, the threat of work-related accidents and subsequent work injuries looms larger in factories than in the majority of other working environments. Accidents at work in the factory – the statistics Annual reports into health and safety at work by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveal which industries are responsible for work….


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