Wales is comprised of many separate boroughs, one of which is Blaenau Gwent. It is a relatively small part of Wales in the south-eastern reaches of the country, and Ebbw Vale is one of the major towns of the area. Home to some 69,500 people, many of them work locally, too. Thanks to strict health and safety laws, it would be unlucky indeed for anyone to have an accident at work in Blaenau Gwent.
Accidents at work can mean minor mishaps that might lead to cuts or bruises. Conversely, some accidents that occur can be very serious, and may result from a lack of health and safety in the workplace. Very few things of this nature ever happen in Wales, in any industry.
An employer’s duty of care
Every employer has a duty of care. This means they must take care of the health and well-being of everyone they employ. They may need to provide appropriate training to ensure employees can do their jobs safely and with the proper knowledge. They may need to ensure all equipment used is fit for purpose and suitable for the task it is intended for.
Each industry and job is different, so the procedures used in each business will be different, too. However, the main aim is always to ensure every employee is safe and is not put at any risk of an accident at work in Blaenau Gwent, or anywhere else in the UK. This means ensuring there is no chance anyone will become ill from the work they do, as well as by avoiding accidents and potential mishaps.
Have you experienced an accident at work in Blaenau Gwent?
If so, you may be wondering where you stand. Was someone else to blame for what happened to you? Did you have an accident you believe was entirely preventable? If you think this is true, and you want to find out whether a compensation claim could be made on your behalf, it’s time to contact a personal injury lawyer for more details.
This is easy to do because you can ring 0800 689 0500 from a landline to reach the experts at Accident Advice Helpline. We also take calls from mobiles on 0333 500 0993, or if you text ‘claim365’ to 88010, we will call you. When you speak with one of our experienced advisors, you’ll see why so many others have chosen us to assist with their personal injury claim. See whether we could begin a no-win, no-fee* claim for you, stemming from your accident at work in Blaenau Gwent, call us today.
Date Published: 6th April 2017
Author: Rob Steen