Many schools, colleges and universities these days send their students on work placements as part of their studies. In the case of the latter two, time spent on work placements can even contribute to a student’s final mark. Although internships are typically found in certain industries, work placements can typically take place anywhere, pretty much like an apprenticeship. However, it will be important, if you’re about to look for a work placement, that you choose a firm that has had students spend time with it before.
If you want to avoid making tea all day or just sitting browsing the internet, you would be well advised to go for a firm that has some form of properly established procedures when it comes to taking on work placement students or interns.
Apart from the fact that it will be likely you will not get very much from the experience if you do not, if you’re going to do some work in an environment that contains threats that could do you an injury in an accident that was not your fault, you could even end up getting hurt and left in a position where you might be able to take some form of accident at work claim in Broadland action against the firm concerned.
Work placements and an accident at work claim in Broadland
If you’re not going to a firm that has an established work placement programme in place, it could be likely that there will be nobody assigned to supervise you, which could in turn expose you to being injured in an accident that was not your fault and being placed in a position where accident at work claim in Broadland action might be an option.
Imagine that you were doing a work placement in an environment that was home to a lot of heavy machinery. If there was nobody to supervise you and you inadvertently went into an area that could be dangerous, you could very well suffer an injury in an accident that was not your fault. In most cases like these, it would be likely that the insurer of the firm concerned would foot the bill for any pay-out you might be entitled to.Open Claim Calculator
Call the pros
If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault while taking part in a work placement, you would be very well advised indeed to pick up the phone right now and call Accident Advice Helpline on of the numbers at the top of this page with a view to pursuing the 100% no win no fee* accident at work claim in Broadland compensation pay-out to which you may well rightfully be entitled to.