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    How to claim school kitchen injury compensation

    How to claim school kitchen injury compensation

    Working in a school kitchen can be a demanding job that requires you to have a wealth of different skills to draw on. Depending on your qualifications and experience, you may be able to get work as a school cook or as a school kitchen assistant. In either case you need to be prepared to work in demanding surroundings and to prepare and cook food according to menus you create.

    The duties you will undertake will depend on your exact role. However, regardless of those duties, you should be able to work safely without fear of being injured in any way. Most people working in these roles will be able to do just that. However, there are times when people are hurt at work, and these injuries might keep them from returning for a while.

    Examples of likely injuries

    Working in any kitchen can be demanding. You might end up being cut by a knife or experience burns or scalds. There could be a chance to be injured by slipping over on a wet or slippery floor, if something has been spilled there.

    As you can see, there are all kinds of situations in which you might be hurt while working in a school kitchen. If you do receive injuries in this setting it is only right to wonder whether school kitchen injury compensation could be a possibility for you. Some injuries may have been caused because of negligence, so it is important to work out whether this is the case for you.

    How can you find out if negligence was the cause of your injuries?

    The best thing to do is to contact a professional injury compensation lawyer. Accident Advice Helpline can take care of this process for you. We can provide access to one of the lawyers we employ to handle cases just like yours. There should be proof of negligence to back up any claim for school kitchen injury compensation, but our lawyers can determine whether such evidence exists.

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    When you call 0800 689 0500 you will be put through to our free enquiry line. When you speak with one of the advisors on our team, you can explain your situation. This may result in contacting our lawyers and finding out whether a sum of compensation could be paid to you in the future. Get in touch as quickly as you can.

    Date Published: September 24, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

    Category: Accident at school

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