Where would we be without packaging? When you stop and think about it, many of the things we buy today are packaged in some way. That packaging has to be made in order to be provided for those with the products, so there is a healthy business for those who are in the packaging industry. Packaging factory accidents do not occur very often at all, but when they do there is the potential for them to be quite serious for those involved. The presence of machinery in this industry means there is a chance of nasty injuries to be incurred by those affected.
If packaging factory accidents are found to have been preventable if the proper health and safety regulations had been followed, there is a chance that someone might be able to get compensation for their injuries. The amount may depend on their severity but it is worth considering.
How can packaging factory accidents happen?
When someone starts working in a factory they should expect to receive proper training and supervision in the early stages. When they are using a machine they should be properly taught how to use it, maintain it if necessary and how to cope with any potential problems. If this is not done properly, the person performing the job is in potential danger of having an accident of some kind.
In some incidents evidence of negligence has been discovered to be present. If health and safety laws are flouted, whatever the reason might be for this happening, the evidence can stand in support of a compensation claim by the person who received the injury.
Working in a factory
Factory work can be demanding in many ways. However many people thoroughly enjoy it. For the most part they are not in any danger providing the machinery is maintained and is not adjusted in any way to make it more dangerous to use.
Thankfully few people will ever have the need to call Accident Advice Helpline after an accident of this kind at work. If you have already suffered an injury however, call us now on 0800 689 0500 to find out more about your situation. If you have evidence that negligence was present when your injury occurred, that could be all it takes to launch a no win, no fee* claim to get compensation as a result. Call us on that number today.
Date Published: May 30, 2015
Author: Rob Steen
Category: Accident at work claim