Every single day thousands of workers throughout the Caerphilly area leave home and head for their places of work. The nature of the jobs they do can vary a lot, but in every case they will work in safe circumstances. The vast majority of businesses and companies take every conceivable precaution to ensure the safety of all their workers, regardless of whether they work in a safety-critical area or not. As such most people will return home at the end of every day without having experienced any injuries at all, whether of a minor or a major nature.
Of course there is always the potential that you might be injured at work in Caerphilly. Injuries might be more likely to occur if there are potential hazards that have not been identified or accounted for in the workplace. For example there could be potentially dangerous machinery that is not fit for purpose, or has not been properly maintained. A worker using it would also expect to have been properly trained for their task, so they are safe in their work and confident in using the machinery safely.
What kinds of injuries can potentially occur at work?
Since the variety of tasks undertaken in workplaces is quite wide, this means there is the potential for a wide variety of injuries to possibly crop up in the wrong circumstances. For example some injuries are very minor in nature, such as bruises and minor cuts, while others are more serious. These might include the loss of a digit or limb, or crushing injuries if someone is involved in an accident with a vehicle or heavy machinery. The various things that could potentially happen can be quite varied.
Make sure you get no-obligation advice if you’ve had an accident at work
When this happens it can be difficult to figure out whether there is clear evidence that negligence was to blame for the accident. As such it makes sense to consult with a professional injury compensation lawyer. We can help make that a reality since we have extensive contacts with expert lawyers who have already helped others in similar situations. Call us on 0800 689 0500 free now and speak to a team member at Accident Advice Helpline. Make sure you get the no-obligation advice you really need so you can discover whether a compensation claim might be possible.
Date Published: February 22, 2015
Author: David Brown