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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Accident in Waverley


    Have you had a work accident in Waverley?

    If you have had an accident in Waverley which was caused as a result of something that happened at work, then you may find that you are eligible to make a claim for compensation.

    To find out if you qualify to make a claim, and how much your accident in Waverley might be worth in terms of financial compensation, contact the Accident Advice Helpline today or take our 30 second test and we will be able to tell you all you need to know. Our advisors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week on our free phone helpline number, and can give you free, no obligation advice regarding your accident in Waverley.

    Accidents at work

    It would be naïve to expect that every person can be safe from having an accident all of the time. While it would be a wonderful world to live in, it is entirely unrealistic. This is equally so within the work environment, regardless of what that environment is.

    While some environments are undoubtedly more dangerous than others, for example, if you work with heavy or dangerous machinery, or have to work with chemicals or substances which are known to be volatile, then you may well expect that there is an element of risk to what you are doing. However, your employer has a duty of care and responsibility to ensure that everything is done within their logical power to make sure that an accident in Waverley does not happen.

    If an employer does their job and performs the necessary risk assessments, and completes the necessary checks of machinery and equipment, then the vast majority of accidents can actually be avoided.

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    Slips and trips

    The most common cause of an accident in Waverley occurring within the work place, regardless of environment, is a slip or trip.

    Such accidents often occur as a result of contaminated floor areas which have not been properly cleaned up from spillages or hazards such as litter. Other poor housekeeping may mean that cables are left lying around, there are insufficient hand rails or guards for people accessing areas within the interior of a building, or even external areas.

    Manual Handling

    Injuries caused as a result of a manual handling accident in Waverley are often another cause of accidents within the work place. If an employer fails to provide members of staff with the suitable training and knowledge to be able to perform lifting and manual handling tasks efficiently and safely, and an accident in Waverley occurs as a result, then they may be regarded as being liable for the accident. If this is the case then you will be able to make a claim against them for compensation.

    Contact the Accident Advice Helpline today

    Contact the Accident Advice Helpline today to find out if we can help you make a claim for compensation against your employer. If you want to discuss your claim in more detail with an adviser then dial 0800 689 0500 from your land line, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile now.

    Accident Advice Helpline have over 15 years’ experience in helping people get the compensation that they deserve so they can certainly help you with your claim.

    Date Published: 16th June 2014

    Author: David Brown

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