How to create health and safety procedures for your workplace, and claim accident at work compensation if something goes wrong
Before you even hire staff you should have created health and safety procedures, so that none of your employees will be injured because of your company, making you liable to pay out on a claim for accident at work compensation in Gresford.
However, it is never too late to put together a set of health and safety procedures, and it is always best to start drawing them up than to wait. If you have decided that it is time to start putting together some health and safety rules, it can be hard to know where to start, but here are some tips for getting started.
- Do your research. Trying to come up with health and safety regulations out of nowhere isn’t just difficult, it is likely to be almost impossible. You need some experience of putting together health and safety procedures before you can come up with rules that are legal and make sense, and researching these will help.
- Make rules which are specific. You can probably get a set of standard rules for all employees to follow, but unless you make some rules which work specifically for the type of job you are doing, then you won’t be protecting your employees in their jobs. Think about the issues your employees are up against every day and work with these.
- Update as things occur. If something happens which causes an accident, make sure that a way of preventing this from happening in the future is written into a new set of health and safety regulations, and distributed throughout your workplace. If you don’t respond to negative things which happen with ways of preventing them in future you leave yourself open to court cases and even having your business closed down.
You should be able to claim accident at work compensation in Gresford
If you are an employee, and have been injured at work because someone has flouted the health and safety procedures, or there weren’t any health and safety procedures to begin with, you should be able to claim accident at work compensation in Gresford against your employer.
The easiest way to claim accident at work compensation in Gresford is to call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 and speak to the team about what happened and why you feel that your employer was to blame.
If the team agree with you, they will work closely with you to put together a claim that has a good chance of being successful, and team you with an experienced injury lawyer who will work on a 100% no win no fee basis to get you the accident at work compensation in Gresford that you deserve.
Date Published: 29th September 2014
Author: David Brown