Suffered an incident involving machinery?
Have you been injured in the workplace as the result of an accident involving machinery? If so, and the incident was not your fault, you should certainly explore the possibility of making an accident claim in Llandrindod Wells. Read on to discover everything you need to know about this type of claim.
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
There is only one place to begin and this is with PUWER, the regulations that are in place for employers that have businesses whereby there is the use of machinery and equipment. These regulations state the following:
- Adequate warning and safety marks must be placed on all equipment
- Equipment can only be operated by individuals with the right level of knowledge
- All equipment and machines need to be inspected properly
- Equipment must be in a safe condition and maintained well
- All equipment and machines have to be utilised safely
- The machine must be suitable for the intended use
Making this type of accident claim against your employer
When it comes to making an accident claim in Llandrindod Wells for an injury that has occurred due to a machine accident you need to be able to prove that your employer is at fault. You need to show that their negligence resulted in your injury. In essence, you have to prove that they did not abide by the regulations stated in PUWER.
Aside from this, the incident in question must have resulted in you seeing a medical professional. You have to be professionally diagnosed with your injuries in order to make a claim irrespective of how minor or major they may be. In addition to this, the incident must have happened within the last three years. This is the time limit on all personal injury cases, meaning you have three years from the date of the incident for court proceedings to take place.
There is no time to waste. Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline, one of the country’s leading law firms, today.
Start making your accident claim in Llandrindod Wells today!
Our helpline numbers are 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Our dedicated team of helpful and friendly advisers are available to offer relevant and reliable claims advice on a free and no obligation basis. You can try the 30-second online test on our website, http://www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk/30-second-test. With just a few clicks, you can find out whether you’re eligible to claim and even receive an estimate of how much compensation you could be awarded if your claim is successful. You can even text ‘Claim365’ to 88010. Call now and get your accident claim in Llandrindod Wells moving!
Date Published: 15th November 2014
Author: David Brown