No one sets out in the morning with the aim of having their day ruined by an accident caused through no fault of their own in the workplace. Unfortunately, accidents happen! If you have an accident that wasn’t your fault, and you would like to find out more about accident at work claims in Llandrindod Wells and how you can go about making a claim, you’re in the right place!
There are a few steps you need to take when you have had an accident in the workplace that wasn’t your fault in order to have the best chance of a claim for personal injury being successful, should you choose to make one.
What do you need to ensure you do for valid accident at work claims in Llandrindod Wells?
There are a few things you have to do when you have an accident at work, regardless of the severity of the accident and injury. However, when you’re hoping to submit a claim for personal injury compensation, it becomes even more essential that you follow the steps properly, to ensure you’re not jeapordising your claim through inaction. Here’s what you need to do:
- Report your accident!
Regardless of the severity of your accident, you should report it to your employer as soon as you can.
- Make sure your employer keeps a record of the accident.
Ensure that your employer records the details of your accident in the accident book. Not all workplaces have accident books, however, so if your place of work doesn’t have one, make a note of the details of your accident yourself. Send a copy of what you’ve written over to your boss, and keep hold of a copy for yourself.
- See a medical professional!
It’s just good self care to visit a medical professional after you’ve been the victim of an accident in any case. Although your should always be absolutely paramount, seeing a medical professional after an accident will be important to the validity of your claim in the long run. Since you have to have visited a medical professional in order to submit a claim with Accident Advice Helpline, it’s important that you do so.
- See if you qualify!
Seeing if you qualify to submit a claim with Accident Advice Helpline honestly couldn’t be easier! Simply take our 30-second test to see if you qualify to make a claim and see what it might be worth!
We hope we’ve been able to give you the advice you were looking for on making accident at work claims in Llandrindod Wells. If you need further guidance and advice, you can find plenty on our website, or just give our advisers a call.
To find out what you can do in the event of an accident in the workplace, and receive any advice you may need on accident at work claims in Llandrindod Wells, give us a call on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. We look forward to hearing from you!
Date Published: 9th June 2015
Author: David Brown