Do you ever consider the myriad of things that have to happen to get products in front of consumers nowadays? It doesn’t matter what that product is, the chances are good it has had to go through a logistics process in order to reach its final destination.
With so much being transported on the roads nowadays it stands to reason that timescales in this business can be potentially quite tight. However each and every procedure involved in loading and unloading lorries must be considered in terms of the safety aspect present in each case. Fortunately this is done in the vast majority of cases, so the chances of a potential accident arising in this area are relatively small. With the presence of risk assessments and other procedures that help to keep every individual as safe as is reasonably possible, the logistics industry is a safe one to work in.
However if they should potentially occur, logistics worker injuries can sometimes be quite serious depending on how they happen. If they should occur the person involved may be off work for some time recovering, depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident.
How bad might injuries suffered in this way be?
No two accidents are ever going to be the same. Even if two people suffered the same accident one might be more badly injured than the other. However it is heartening to realise that accidents are very few and far between owing to the extensive health and safety measures taken by each and every company working in this sector. Thankfully very few will ever have to go through the experience of suffering injuries in this industry, and it is hoped this will always remain the case in the future as well.
If you are injured in this line of work, contact Accident Advice Helpline
Very few people will suffer a work injury of any kind. However if you have suffered logistics worker injuries and they occurred within the last three years, it may be worth contacting Accident Advice Helpline now. Our 30-second online test will get you started in the right direction, and we can assess your chance of claiming if you call our free 24/7 enquiry line too. Our professional injury compensation advisers are waiting to assess your situation, so get in touch today on 0800 689 0500. Remember, you won’t pay a thing with our no win, no fee compensation claim model.
Date Published: February 6, 2015
Author: David Brown