Retail staff have a demanding job to do, perhaps more at some times than others. When a shop gets busy the staff will be managing the queues and taking payment from people who wish to buy things. They will tidy up the shelves and the shop as a whole, and make sure anyone who needs help will receive it in a timely manner.
Very few retail staff members will ever have a mishap at work. Health and safety is very important regardless of the workplace involved, but it comes into play in numerous ways in a shop. From large stores to small ones, every single one must be risk assessed to ensure it is safe to work in.
What happens if someone has an accident?
This is a good question, and it could be one you have asked yourself if you’ve been in an accident at work in the recent past. In reality, you could make a claim for retail staff accident compensation if you have been injured within the last three years and you think someone at work was responsible. Perhaps your employer did not risk-assess the work you were asked to do. Perhaps another worker did not follow procedure and this put you in a potentially dangerous position instead.
Regardless of the situation, you could find yourself facing one or more injuries that were not your fault, but instead could have been the fault of someone else. It is this type of situation that could potentially lead to retail staff accident compensation.
Call Accident Advice Helpline to get advice now
We provide no-obligation advice to everyone who calls for information on an accident they have had in circumstances such as these. You can call too on 0800 689 0500 and if you do you could end up being able to make a no win, no fee claim with our help.
Our lawyers could start a claim on your behalf if they believe you have a strong chance of winning a case. To find out more, make sure you call the team today for a friendly chat. Getting proper advice and information regarding your injuries is very important. Providing your accident happened in the last three-year period, you could still make a claim even if it didn’t happen in recent days. Call us now to get the no-obligation advice we have to offer you.
Date Published: November 30, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead