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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

    How to avoid accidents in a factory

    ContentsExamples of potential risk of accidents in a factoryThe importance of conducting risk assessmentsProviding training to keep employees safeMaking sure machinery is running smoothlyIssuing appropriate personal protective equipmentAvoiding fatalitiesMaking a claim after suffering an accident while doing factory workWhile office work tends to be the type of work most of us consider when exploring the various locations….

    Being involved in a forklift accident in a warehouse

    A forklift accident in a warehouse is a rarity, thankfully. The UK has strict health and safety laws that mean it is very unlikely anything like this would happen – providing these laws are followed. Most employers take all necessary steps to prevent such things, and these may include performing regular risk assessments on every….

    How to safely operate a chipping hammer

    ContentsSafe use of a chipping hammerInjuries caused by chipping hammersAccidents at work involving chipping hammersChipping hammers, sometimes also known as scaling hammers, are used in the welding industry to remove welding slag and spatter from welds. They are heavy, robust tools that should only be used by those who have received proper training. The main part….

    How to safely operate a disc sander

    Accidents at work vary in severity; however, when working with industry specific equipment and machinery, employees become more vulnerable to work-related incidents. What is a disc sander? A disc sander is a rotary disc power tool, typically covered in industrial sandpaper, used to smooth the surface of plastics and wood. Tips for safely operating a….

    How to safely operate a jigsaw

    Have you had an accident at work? Have you been injured as a result of using power tools at work? If so, you could claim compensation. Call Accident Advice Helpline to find out more about work accident compensation and how it could help you to recover from loss of earnings and unexpected medical costs. What….

    Warehouse safety tips

    A warehouse can be a hazardous place to work – but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are many hazards such as heavy equipment, boxes, and harmful substances which could all cause injury, but there are a number of tips you can follow to ensure that you stay safe whilst working in a….

    How to safely operate a ceramic tile cutter

    A tile cutter is an extremely useful piece of equipment for cutting ceramic tiles to their correct size. However, tile cutters can also be an extremely dangerous tool and may cause an accident at work. Accident Advice Helpline are as committed to helping prevent accidents in the workplace as they are at resolving any that….

    How to find forklift injury statistics

    The internet has made it easier than ever before to find information about almost anything, but not all websites are a reputable source of information – particularly when you’re looking for forklift injury statistics. You’ll be able to find some information on statistics on our own website, but for further information we recommend visiting the….

    Generator injury advice

    If you are the victim of an accident, or injury, relating to work with an electrical generator, it is important to seek the best generator injury advice possible. At Accident Advice Helpline, we are dedicated to your recovery, which is why our expert lawyers work on a no win, no fee** basis. We are an….

    Forklift accidents: Breaking speed limits

    The industrial workplace is brimming with heavy goods and machinery, such as forklifts, that can lead to accidents at work. While it is the employers’ legal duty to put safety measures in place to ensure that work-related injuries are kept to the lowest possible minimum, some level of responsibility lies with the employees who operate….

    Lathe operator accident claim

    Are you considering making a lathe operator accident claim? If the answer to that question is yes, you should consider contacting Accident Advice Helpline. We were  established in 2000 and since that time our mission has been to help individuals win the compensation that they are entitled to when they have suffered an injury as the….

    Top 5 dangers of working in a warehouse

    Warehouse work involves all manner of tasks, and it can be quite physical in nature, too. Warehouses come in all shapes and sizes, but there is no doubt the dangers of working in a warehouse would potentially be present in every single one of them. Fortunately, the dangers are usually resolved before they have a….

    How to safely operate a glue gun

    The after-effects of accidents at work can even leave those with the best work-ethic feeling as though a day at the grindstone is a little too much to bear. Not only can a work-related injury cause physical pain, it can also lead to long-term injury, as well as emotional issues and an association of work….

    Lathe operator accident counselling

    If you are the victim of an accident involving a lathe, you may benefit from receiving lathe operator accident counselling to help towards your recovery. Lathe operator accident counselling In a busy workplace it is essential that employers minimise the chances of an employee being hurt by the equipment they are using. If they fail….

    Compensation for a forklift accident death

    Did you know that the average forklift weighs 9,000 pounds? That’s pretty heavy. As a result if a forklift truck tips over onto you or even rolls over one of your feet, you’re likely to sustain serious injuries. Forklifts should always be operated by trained and qualified individuals, and if you are injured by somebody….

    How to safely operate an air compressor

    When it comes to accidents at work, any number are the fault of incorrectly used or faulty machines. The fallout of events such as a construction site accident tends to be severe given the size, power, and nature of the machines involved. One such machine is an air compressor. These devices convert the power of….

    Top 5 dangers of using power tools

    Power tools can make even the hardest jobs so much easier to do. However, with that said, the dangers of using power tools can be all too easy to fall victim to. At work, risk assessments play a big role in reducing the odds of anything going wrong. However, common sense goes a long way….

    Making a claim after a factory accident

    Of all the industries which involve the employed population of the United Kingdom, manufacturing and working in factories is certainly one of the most dangerous. Factory accidents are a looming, constant threat and, given the nature of the work and complex machinery involved, the consequences are often both serious and expensive. Statistics for factory accidents….

    Forklift accidents: Collisons

    Although employers have a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are able to work in a safe environment, accidents at work still occur. Whether because of insufficient training, a flaw in workplace operations or simply human error, work-based injuries are at times unavoidable. Industrial accidents can cause severe injuries to members of the workforce due to….

    Compensation for conveyor belt accidents

    Most people are familiar with conveyor belts. They are used to convey things from one area to another and are typically used in factories and industrial settings of various kinds. Anyone using one should understand how it works and be properly trained in using it. In addition the conveyor should be maintained and cleaned regularly….

    Advice on claiming for forklift truck injuries

    Did you know that 1 worker in the UK is killed every six weeks in forklift truck accidents? These incredibly heavy trucks are used in warehouses and factories across the country and can be incredibly dangerous. More than 75% of forklift truck accidents injure somebody other than the driver, and if you’ve been the victim….

    Injuries you could sustain in a factory

    Working in a factory can be a busy, repetitive job – but have you ever stopped to think that it could be a dangerous job? Factory workers are at risk of injury on a daily basis, particularly if they are working with heavy machinery with moving parts. Your employer has a responsibility to ensure you’re….

    The consequences of dangerous machinery

    Machinery is indispensable in so many industries nowadays. It has the power to do things far more quickly and efficiently than we could do on our own, and has transformed many jobs and ways of working. However, the consequences of dangerous machinery cannot be underestimated. For example, there are times when people may be injured….

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