Industries where accident claims are made
The truth about claims that are based in workplace accidents, is that they can really come from any industry. Though it is true that there are jobs where people would be more at risk of accidents, at the same time, accidents can really happen anywhere. So in terms of employer’s responsibility, it is really about how they deal with the risks involved.
Different industries, or at least types of workplace, have different amounts of guidelines. Though the rules and regulations are applied everywhere, there will be many that apply to some that do not apply to others. For instance, construction sites will have many more rules that apply to them with the type of equipment that they use, than say an office. But that it is not to say that either of them cannot see accident at work claims in Maidstone being generated through a lack of regard to these rules.
Risk is relative
Though you are certainly more likely to be injured on a construction site than you are in an office, both carry risks, and to not follow guidelines in either is just as serious. If we look at offices, what we see is a fairly benign environment. However, with wires, electrics, stairs, and a whole lot of people moving through, this seemingly safe environment can easily become a hazard. In fact, due to much less checks being in place than on a construction site, this means that risks are quite easy to produce through remiss.
How to make accident at work claims in Maidstone
It doesn’t matter what industry you work in, if you have been hurt at work because your employer did not take the full precautions subscribed by the law, then you can make a claim. This means that you can get compensation for the accident, as the lack of proper precautions that your employer made for your safety means that they are liable for the injury that you have suffered.
Call Accident Advice Helpline for guidance
If you need help with any accident at work claims in Maidstone, then contact us at Accident Advice Helpline. We are the UK’s leading experts on accident claims, and so are perfectly placed to get you the compensation that you are owed.
To find out more just call to speak to one of our helpful advisers on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. Alternatively, if you want to see if you qualify to make a claim before going any further, then we have a quick 30 second test online you can take.
Date Published: 13th June 2015
Author: David Brown